A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Dededo Village in Guam on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 190.3 km (118 miles). Unique identifier: us6000b5u8. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b5u8. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/07/20 / 2020-07-29 04:23:37 / July 29, 2020 @ 4:23 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 144.6° East, latitude 14.0177° North, depth = 190.3 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:23:37 / 4:23 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Inarajan Village, Merizo Village, Umatac Village (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 61 km NNW of Dededo Village, Guam. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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