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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Mariana Islands (Guam) on Monday, 20 January 2020

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Mariana Islands (Guam) on Monday, 20 January 2020
Jan 20 02:35: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 5.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 155.0 to 157.0 km.
Date & time: Monday, 20 January 2020 02:25 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 157.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.8°N / 144.52°E (Guam)
Nearest volcano: Forecast Seamount (79 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.8*10^12 J (783 MWh / 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 20 Jan 2020
Mon, 20 Jan 02:25 UTCM 5.3 / 156 kmGuam RegionEMSC
Mon, 20 Jan 02:25 UTCM 5.4 / 163 kmMariana Islands (Guam)BMKG
Mon, 20 Jan 02:25 UTCM 5.4 / 152.1 kmMariana Islands (Guam)GeoAu
Mon, 20 Jan 02:25 UTCM 5.1 / 157.2 km36km NNW of Asan-Maina Village, GuamUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Mangilao / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Hyatt regency (44.3 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Sitting in a chair on 11th floor of hotel . Felt a mild sway and than a more abrupt sway. Hangars in the closet banged against the wall. Lasted about 10 seconds total.
Tamuning / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was sitting down when I felt a strong jolt and then the building gently rocked for a few seconds.
(51.1 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
Garapan, Saipan, CNMI (181.7 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Barely felt the shaking in 4th story of concrete structure. But on my small table, an empty 2-liter water bottle wobbled back-and-forth for maybe 8 full seconds. Certainly don't expect any damage in Saipan.
Anderson afb (50.5 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt the bench and wall shake quickly wasnt sure if it was a quake but noticeable.
Dededo / MMI III (Weak shaking): Suddenly shake then rumble sound from the ground for few second then shake again, it lasted couple seconds.
Tamuning, Guam / MMI IV (Light shaking): Tamuning area. TV and stuff on walls were shaking. Light shake. Nothing crazy. Nothing fell over. Less than 10 seconds. For reference I am in a high rise building on top floor (greater than 10 stories).
Barrigada / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
tumon, guam / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Santa Rita / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Piti, guam / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Hyatt hotel / MMI IV (Light shaking): Back and forth shaking 10 second
Santa Rita / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Yigo, guam / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)
Tumon / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Yigo / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Mangilao (Guam) (42 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Everything was swaying in my home, Mangilao, Guam, USA. (via EMSC)
Yigo (Guam) (42 km SE from epicenter)(no details): I felt it, but my kids didn’t. The first felt rumbly and the second like a wave. (via EMSC)
Yigo Municipality (Guam) (40 km SE from epicenter)(no details): It was only a few seconds. Then a second one a few seconds later. (via EMSC)
Dededo (Guam) (37 km SE from epicenter)(no details): 2 jolts shook and rattled fixtures (via EMSC)
Yigo (Guam) (41 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Soft shake then fast hard shake (via EMSC)

 

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