A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, Guam region kilometers (0 miles) from Guam region. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15.2 km (9 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/09/20 / 2020-09-08 00:54:07 / September 8, 2020 @ 12:54 am. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:54:07 / 12:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 144.2965 East, latitude 13.1128 North, depth = 15.2 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000bjgs. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bjgs.
Nearby country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yigo Village, Dededo Village, Barrigada Village. Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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