A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Yigo Village in Guam. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 145.0602 East, latitude 13.78 North, depth = 127.05 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 127.05 km (79 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000c6r1. Event ids that are associated: us6000c6r1. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:01:42 / 1:01 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/10/20 / 2020-10-03 13:01:42 / October 3, 2020 @ 1:01 pm.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Merizo Village, Umatac Village, Inarajan Village. Epicenter of the event was 38 km (23 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 32 km NE of Yigo Village, Guam.
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