A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 126 km WSW of Merizo Village, Guam (78 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/09/15 / 2015-09-17 05:31:51 / September 17, 2015 @ 5:31 am. Event id: us10003j4k. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003j4k. The temblor was reported at 15:31:51 / 3:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 143.696 East, latitude 12.63 North, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 126 km WSW of Merizo Village, Guam. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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