A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes Guam region kilometers (0 miles) from Guam region on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000cd9h. Event ids that are associated: us6000cd9h. The temblor was reported at 11:00:59 / 11:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 144.4163° East, 13.4316° North, depth 136.53 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 136.53 km (85 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/10/20 / 2020-10-26 11:00:59 / October 26, 2020 @ 11:00 am.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yigo Village, Dededo Village, Mangilao Village (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 47 km (29 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 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 sixty-five 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.
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