A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Yigo Mayor’s Office in Guam. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/01/20 / 2020-01-26 02:50:32 / January 26, 2020 @ 2:50 am. The temblor was picked up at 12:50:32 / 12:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 145.1495° East, latitude 13.4419° North, depth = 54.26 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us60007gsv. Unique identifier: us60007gsv. The epicenter was at a depth of 54.26 km (34 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Merizo Village, Umatac Village, Agat Village (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 35 km (22 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 29 km ESE of Yigo Mayor’s Office, Guam. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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