A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Asan-Maina Village in Guam on Friday. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:49:54 / 4:49 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000b2ts. Event ids that are associated: us6000b2ts. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/07/20 / 2020-07-17 16:49:54 / July 17, 2020 @ 4:49 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 144.514 East, latitude 14.0211 North, depth = 171.98 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 171.98 km (107 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close 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). Earthquake epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 64 km NNW of Asan-Maina Village, Guam. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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