A earthquake with magnitude 6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 96 kilometers (60 miles) from Yigo Village in Guam. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/06/20 / 2020-06-23 17:50:25 / June 23, 2020 @ 5:50 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: pt20175002. Unique identifier: pt20175002. Exact location, longitude 145.662° East, latitude 13.979° North, depth = 64.2 km. The 6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:50:25 / 5:50 pm (local time epicenter). 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 64.2 km (40 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 103 km (64 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 110 km (68 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 110 km (68 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 110 km (68 miles) from San Jose Village (c. 15 000 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop), 114 km (71 miles) from Chalan Pago-Ordot Village (c. 6 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop), Northern Mariana Islands (c. 54 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Talofofo Village, Piti Village, Asan-Maina Village (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world.
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