Mag. 4.9 earthquake - 134 km southwest of Dededo Village, Guam, on Tuesday, 22 September 2020 at 00:20 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - 134 km southwest of Dededo Village, Guam, on Tuesday, 22 September 2020 at 00:20 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 10 km depth

22 Sep 04:24 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 4 hours.
22 Sep 06:34: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 4.9. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 20.0 to 10.0 km (from 12.4 to 6.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 18.6 km (11.5 mi) towards W.
Date & time: 22 Sep 2020 12:20:35 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.65°N / 143.98°E (Guam)
Nearest volcano: Seamount X (70 km / 43 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
103 km (64 mi) SW of Umatac Village (pop: 903)
121 km (75 mi) SW of Yona Village (pop: 6,480)
134 km (83 mi) SW of Dededo Village (pop: 44,900)
313 km (194 mi) SW of San Jose (Northern Mariana Islands) (pop: 15,000)
343 km (213 mi) SW of Saipan (Northern Mariana Islands) (pop: 48,200)
638 km (397 mi) SSW of Pagan Village (Pagan Island, Northern Mariana Islands) (pop: 50)
728 km (452 mi) ENE of Colonia (Yap, Micronesia) (pop: 7,370)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.910 km- 94 km SW of Merizo Village, GuamEMSC
M 4.910 kmSouth of Mariana Islands, GuamGFZ
M 5.010 kmSouth of Mariana Islands, GuamBMKG
M 4.910 km94 Km SW of Merizo Village, GuamUSGS

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