A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Dededo Village in Guam on Friday. The temblor was detected at 07:17:39 / 7:17 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 155.58 km (97 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/05/20 / 2020-05-29 07:17:39 / May 29, 2020 @ 7:17 am. Exact location, longitude 144.6872° East, latitude 13.9734° North, depth = 155.58 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a3aq. Id of event: us6000a3aq.
Earthquake epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop). Nearby 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).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-one 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 53 km NNW of Dededo Village, Guam. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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