A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 134 km SSW of Merizo Village, Guam (83 miles) on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/08/20 / 2020-08-21 18:17:30 / August 21, 2020 @ 6:17 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 144.2575° East, 12.1189° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us6000bil3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bil3. The temblor was reported at 18:17:30 / 6:17 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 134 km SSW of Merizo Village, Guam.
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