A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 103 km SW of Merizo Village, Guam (64 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 61.64 km, 143.9302° East, 12.6781° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 61.64 km (38 miles). The temblor was detected at 01:19:58 / 1:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/01/16 / 2016-01-29 15:19:58 / January 29, 2016 @ 3:19 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us20004vir. Unique identifier: us20004vir.
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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