A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Merizo Village in Guam. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 130.88 km (81 miles). The temblor was picked up at 04:25:41 / 4:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 144.0653 East, latitude 13.1398 North, depth = 130.88 km. Event id: us6000d5ru. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d5ru. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 23/12/20 / 2020-12-23 04:25:41 / December 23, 2020 @ 4:25 am UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Barrigada Village, Mangilao Village, Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village. Epicenter of the event was 87 km (54 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Chalan Pago-Ordot Village (c. 6 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 66 km WSW of Merizo Village, Guam. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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