A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Merizo Village in Guam on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 137.23 km, 143.8645° East, 13.1123° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/01/20 / 2020-01-04 21:13:20 / January 4, 2020 @ 9:13 pm. Unique identifier: us700071qg. Ids that are associated to the event: us700071qg. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 137.23 km (85 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 07:13:20 / 7:13 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 93 km (58 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Agat Village (c. 5 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Merizo Village (c. 2 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Umatac Village (c. 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Rita Village, Agat Village, Merizo Village (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 88 km W of Merizo Village, Guam. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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