A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 182 km NNE of Fais, Micronesia (113 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/04/16 / 2016-04-13 00:23:56 / April 13, 2016 @ 12:23 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us20005hnj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005hnj. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:23:56 / 9:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 58.2 km, 140.9181° East, 11.3726° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 58.2 km (36 miles).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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