A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Yigo Village in Guam on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, 144.9508° East, 13.7278° North, depth 111.75 km. Id of earthquake: us6000aes0. Event ids that are associated: us6000aes0. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 111.75 km (69 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 02:50:27 / 2:50 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/06/20 / 2020-06-13 02:50:27 / June 13, 2020 @ 2:50 am.
Nearby country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Merizo Village, Umatac Village, Inarajan Village. The epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 22 km NNE of Yigo Village, Guam.
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