A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Asan-Maina Village in Guam. The temblor was detected at 06:17:17 / 6:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 144.5229 East, latitude 13.9659 North, depth = 171.6 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/06/20 / 2020-06-21 06:17:17 / June 21, 2020 @ 6:17 am. 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 171.6 km (107 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ac6t. Unique identifier: us7000ac6t.
Country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Inarajan Village, Merizo Village, Umatac Village (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 60 km (38 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 58 km NNW of Asan-Maina Village, Guam.
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