A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 163 km NNW of Fais, Micronesia (101 miles) on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004ri5. Id of event: us10004ri5. The epicenter was at a depth of 47.43 km (29 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:03:49 / 8:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 140.1566 East, latitude 11.2016 North, depth = 47.43 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/02/16 / 2016-02-21 11:03:49 / February 21, 2016 @ 11:03 am UTC/GMT. 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 five 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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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: 163 km NNW of Fais, Micronesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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