A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 131 km SSW of Merizo Village, Guam (81 miles). Event id: us20005h0j. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005h0j. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.81 km (19 miles). Exact location, longitude 144.2347° East, latitude 12.159° North, depth = 30.81 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:09:15 / 8:09 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/04/16 / 2016-04-04 22:09:15 / April 4, 2016 @ 10:09 pm.
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 two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 131 km SSW of Merizo Village, Guam.
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