A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 86 kilometers (53 miles) from Merizo Village in Guam. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cmbu. Id of event: us7000cmbu. Global time and date of event 03/12/20 / 2020-12-03 00:18:48 / December 3, 2020 @ 12:18 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 00:18:48 / 12:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 144.5255° East, latitude 12.4981° North, depth = 10 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Agat Village, Santa Rita Village, Talofofo Village (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 100 km (62 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Agat Village (c. 5 700 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Talofofo Village (c. 3 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Inarajan Village (c. 3 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Merizo Village (c. 2 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Umatac Village (c. 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 86 km S of Merizo Village, Guam. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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