A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 94 kilometers (58 miles) from Merizo Village in Guam. Unique identifier: us6000c17f. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c17f. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 143.9645 East, latitude 12.7624 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 00:21:53 / 12:21 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/09/20 / 2020-09-22 00:21:53 / September 22, 2020 @ 12:21 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). The epicenter was 102 km (64 miles) from Agat Village (c. 5 700 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Inarajan Village (c. 3 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Merizo Village (c. 2 200 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Umatac Village (c. 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Agat Village, Inarajan Village, Umatac 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 three and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. 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: 94 km SW of Merizo Village, Guam.
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