A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was reported 89 kilometers (55 miles) from Merizo Village in Guam on Tuesday. Event id: us70009q8z. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009q8z. The temblor was detected at 09:22:27 / 9:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/05/20 / 2020-05-25 23:22:27 / May 25, 2020 @ 11:22 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.78 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 144.2339° East, latitude 12.5776° North, depth = 20.78 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Piti Village, Yona Village, Talofofo Village (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 102 km (63 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 110 km (68 miles) from Yona Village (c. 6 500 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Agat Village (c. 5 700 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Talofofo Village (c. 3 200 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Inarajan Village (c. 3 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Merizo Village (c. 2 200 pop), 110 km (69 miles) from Piti Village (c. 1 700 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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