M 4.6 in Guam on 29 Jul 2020 04:23 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID EQ 1228048
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.6M
Depth: 190.3 Km
Lat/Lon: 14.0177 , 144.6
Event Date: 29 Jul 2020 04:23 UTC
29 Jul 2020 14:23 Local
Exposed Population:
160000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 29 Jul 2020 04:41 UTC

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000b5u8 Scaled population (vector) 4.91  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
Virtual OSOCC
Meteo assessment
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 4 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Be prepared for earthquakes even during the pandemicThu, 30 Jul 2020 07:28:00 +0200.

Homeland Security and Civil Defense are gearing up for Earthquake Preparedness Week. They plan to host web-based training and special media campaigns due to the pandemic. EPW is slated for Aug. 2-8, meant to commemorate the magnitude 7.8 ea
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4.6 earthquake north of DededoWed, 29 Jul 2020 08:12:00 +0200.

The U.S. Geological Survey recorded an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.6 that struck 61 km NNW of Dededo Village, Guam with a depth of 190.3 km, at 2:23 p.m. (ChST). There were no reports made to Guam 911 dispatch of damages or
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4.6 magnitude earthquake recordedWed, 29 Jul 2020 07:32:00 +0200.

A 4.6 magnitude earthquake was recorded 38 miles north-northwest of Dededo Wednesday, according to the Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense. The quake, with a depth of 118 miles, was recorded at 2:23 p.m. There were no report
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Participate in Earthquake Preparedness WeekWed, 29 Jul 2020 04:30:00 +0200.

Next week, the public is invited to participate in Earthquake Preparedness Week with web-based training opportunities with the Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense. Earthquake Preparedness Week runs from Aug. 2-8 as a collab
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (39), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),