A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Asan-Maina Village in Guam. The temblor was picked up at 02:09:49 / 2:09 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 184.05 km (114 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c0zc. Unique identifier: us6000c0zc. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/09/20 / 2020-09-25 02:09:49 / September 25, 2020 @ 2:09 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 184.05 km, 144.5932° East, 13.9088° North.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Inarajan Village, Merizo Village, Umatac Village. Nearby country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 50 km NNW of Asan-Maina Village, Guam.
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