A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 135 km SW of Merizo Village, Guam (84 miles). Unique identifier: us6000camg. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000camg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:45:22 / 12:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/10/20 / 2020-10-21 12:45:22 / October 21, 2020 @ 12:45 pm. Exact location of event, depth 47.77 km, 143.8063° East, 12.3764° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.77 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 135 km SW of Merizo Village, Guam. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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