A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 92 kilometers (57 miles) from Merizo Village in Guam. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/02/20 / 2020-02-19 15:54:56 / February 19, 2020 @ 3:54 pm. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:54:56 / 1:54 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70007t2i. Event ids that are associated: us70007t2i. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 144.4258° East, 12.463° North, depth 10 km.
Close country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 106 km (66 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Agat Village (c. 5 700 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Talofofo Village (c. 3 200 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Inarajan Village (c. 3 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Merizo Village (c. 2 200 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Umatac Village (c. 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santa Rita Village, Agat Village, Talofofo Village.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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