A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Piti Village in Guam. The temblor was detected at 04:43:29 / 4:43 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 174.91 km (109 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 144.5983° East, 13.6736° North, depth 174.91 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/06/20 / 2020-06-19 04:43:29 / June 19, 2020 @ 4:43 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ab9r. Id of event: us7000ab9r.
Epicenter of the event was 31 km (19 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 31 km (20 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Inarajan Village, Merizo Village, Umatac Village. Nearby country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 25 km NNW of Piti Village, Guam. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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