A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Merizo Village in Guam. Exact location of earthquake, 144.3369° East, 13.2179° North, depth 137.6 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:41:46 / 7:41 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 137.6 km (86 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us600089ib. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600089ib. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/02/20 / 2020-02-26 21:41:46 / February 26, 2020 @ 9:41 pm.
Country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). The epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yigo Village, Dededo Village, Barrigada Village (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 36 km W of Merizo Village, Guam. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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