A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Piti Village in Guam on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 120.04 km (75 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:54:59 / 3:54 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/01/21 / 2021-01-04 15:54:59 / January 4, 2021 @ 3:54 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d89n. Unique identifier: us6000d89n. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 144.543 East, latitude 13.5768 North, depth = 120.04 km.
Close country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 33 km (20 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 31 km (20 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Inarajan Village, Yigo Village, Merizo Village (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 20 km NW of Piti Village, Guam. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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