A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 100 km SSW of Merizo Village, Guam (62 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 09:08:03 / 9:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 144.1771° East, latitude 12.4949° North, depth = 52.59 km. Unique identifier: us10003ntv. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003ntv. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/10/15 / 2015-10-06 23:08:03 / October 6, 2015 @ 11:08 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 52.59 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 100 km SSW of Merizo Village, Guam. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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