A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Merizo Village in Guam. Unique identifier: us7000crmn. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000crmn. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/12/20 / 2020-12-12 21:00:06 / December 12, 2020 @ 9:00 pm. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:00:06 / 9:00 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 144.6659° East, latitude 12.7362° North, depth = 35 km.
Nearby country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yigo Village, Dededo Village, Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 84 km (53 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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