A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes Federated States of Micronesia region (0 miles) on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004gd2. Id of event: us10004gd2. Exact location of earthquake, 149.4985° East, 3.5429° North, depth 24.07 km. Global time and date of event 18/01/16 / 2016-01-18 11:14:16 / January 18, 2016 @ 11:14 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 24.07 km (15 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:14:16 / 9:14 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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