A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Dededo Village in Guam on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 117.11 km (73 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/05/20 / 2020-05-03 17:31:28 / May 3, 2020 @ 5:31 pm. The temblor was picked up at 03:31:28 / 3:31 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700099e8. Id of event: us700099e8. Exact location of earthquake, 144.6878° East, 13.6979° North, depth 117.11 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 26 km (16 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Merizo Village, Inarajan Village, Umatac Village (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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