A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Yigo Village in Guam on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/05/20 / 2020-05-01 22:27:17 / May 1, 2020 @ 10:27 pm. Exact location, longitude 144.8725° East, latitude 13.7939° North, depth = 139.83 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 139.83 km (87 miles). Unique identifier: us700098h1. Ids that are associated to the event: us700098h1. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 08:27:17 / 8:27 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Merizo Village, Umatac Village, Inarajan Village (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 31 km (19 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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