A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 89 kilometers (55 miles) from Merizo Village in Guam on Wednesday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:56:35 / 11:56 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/12/20 / 2020-12-02 23:56:35 / December 2, 2020 @ 11:56 pm. 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: us7000cn3e. Id of event: us7000cn3e. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 144.4806 East, latitude 12.4761 North, depth = 10 km.
Epicenter of the event was 93 km (58 miles) from Inarajan Village (c. 3 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Merizo Village (c. 2 200 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Umatac Village (c. 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Umatac Village, Inarajan Village, Merizo Village (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 89 km SSW of Merizo Village, Guam. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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