A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Yigo Village in Guam on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 119.86 km (74 miles). Exact location of event, depth 119.86 km, 144.7925° East, 13.9421° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000blvx. Id of event: us7000blvx. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/09/20 / 2020-09-08 19:25:53 / September 8, 2020 @ 7:25 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 19:25:53 / 7:25 pm (local time epicenter).
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 Merizo Village, Inarajan Village, Umatac Village. Epicenter of the event was 47 km (29 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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