A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, Guam region kilometers (0 miles) from Guam region. Unique identifier: us70008x4f. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008x4f. Exact location of event, longitude 144.9128 East, latitude 13.3378 North, depth = 56.23 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 56.23 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:59:13 / 5:59 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/04/20 / 2020-04-15 17:59:13 / April 15, 2020 @ 5:59 pm.
The epicenter was 22 km (13 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Agat Village, Umatac Village, Merizo Village (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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