A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 190 km NNE of Fais, Micronesia (118 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005hnd. Id of event: us20005hnd. Exact location, longitude 141.0642° East, latitude 11.3985° North, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 08:40:52 / 8:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/04/16 / 2016-04-12 23:40:52 / April 12, 2016 @ 11:40 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 190 km NNE of Fais, Micronesia.
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