A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 162 km ESE of Yigo Village, Guam (101 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/01/20 / 2020-01-16 05:59:15 / January 16, 2020 @ 5:59 am. Event id: us60007j6l. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007j6l. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:59:15 / 3:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 146.3519° East, 13.2105° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 162 km ESE of Yigo Village, Guam.
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