A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 93 kilometers (58 miles) from Merizo Village in Guam. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 144.0725° East, latitude 12.655° North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us6000c17c. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c17c. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/09/20 / 2020-09-22 00:26:39 / September 22, 2020 @ 12:26 am UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:26:39 / 12:26 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Event epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from Merizo Village (c. 2 200 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Umatac Village (c. 900 pop). 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 Umatac Village, Merizo Village.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 93 km SW of Merizo Village, Guam. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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