A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Dededo Village in Guam. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/01/20 / 2020-01-04 02:14:14 / January 4, 2020 @ 2:14 am. Exact location of earthquake, 144.666° East, 13.957° North, depth 175.01 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:14:14 / 12:14 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 175.01 km (109 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700071py. Id of event: us700071py. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 52 km (32 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Merizo Village, Inarajan Village, Umatac Village. Country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 52 km NNW of Dededo Village, Guam. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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