A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Dededo Village in Guam. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 150.81 km (94 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/07/20 / 2020-07-06 20:16:37 / July 6, 2020 @ 8:16 pm. The temblor was reported at 20:16:37 / 8:16 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000alfg. Unique identifier: us7000alfg. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 144.6191 East, latitude 13.9089 North, depth = 150.81 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Inarajan Village, Merizo Village, Umatac Village (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 49 km NNW of Dededo Village, Guam. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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