A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 150 km WSW of Merizo Village, Guam (93 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/01/16 / 2016-01-29 04:37:57 / January 29, 2016 @ 4:37 am. Event id: us20004wu3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004wu3. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 143.4878 East, latitude 12.5459 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:37:57 / 2:37 pm (local time epicenter).
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. 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 twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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