A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 123 km SSW of Merizo Village, Guam (76 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/05/20 / 2020-05-13 19:00:11 / May 13, 2020 @ 7:00 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 05:00:11 / 5:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 144.1074 East, latitude 12.2901 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70009llm. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009llm.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 123 km SSW of Merizo Village, Guam.
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