A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Yigo Village in Guam on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 23:37:25 / 11:37 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 134.53 km (84 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 144.7992 East, latitude 13.8178 North, depth = 134.53 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/02/21 / 2021-02-24 23:37:25 / February 24, 2021 @ 11:37 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us7000ddg5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ddg5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Merizo Village, Inarajan Village, Umatac Village. Event epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 32 km NNW of Yigo Village, Guam. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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