A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Asan-Maina Village in Guam. The temblor was reported at 12:25:43 / 12:25 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 144.6053 East, latitude 13.7865 North, depth = 157.15 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us60007b1n. Event ids that are associated: us60007b1n. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 157.15 km (98 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/01/20 / 2020-01-20 02:25:43 / January 20, 2020 @ 2:25 am.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 39 km (24 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Inarajan Village, Merizo Village, Umatac Village (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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