A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Merizo Village in Guam. Exact location of earthquake, 144.1192° East, 12.6398° North, depth 4.96 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.96 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/08/20 / 2020-08-14 21:33:37 / August 14, 2020 @ 9:33 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:33:37 / 9:33 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000bhnp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bhnp.
Nearby country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 92 km (57 miles) from Merizo Village (c. 2 200 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Umatac Village (c. 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Umatac Village, Merizo Village (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 91 km SW of Merizo Village, Guam.
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