A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Dededo Village in Guam on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 04:52:56 / 4:52 am (local time epicenter). 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 126.23 km (78 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cphq. Unique identifier: us7000cphq. Exact location of event, longitude 144.702 East, latitude 13.7674 North, depth = 126.23 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/12/20 / 2020-12-05 04:52:56 / December 5, 2020 @ 4:52 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 31 km (20 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Merizo Village, Inarajan Village, Umatac Village (min 5000 pop).
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 fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 31 km NNW of Dededo Village, Guam. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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