A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 251 km NNE of Fais, Micronesia (156 miles) on Tuesday. Event id: us20005eis. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005eis. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 63 km (39 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.4127 East, latitude 11.8613 North, depth = 63 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 04/04/16 / 2016-04-04 17:11:06 / April 4, 2016 @ 5:11 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 02:11:06 / 2:11 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 251 km NNE of Fais, Micronesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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