A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 173 km NNE of Fais, Micronesia (107 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 140.9555° East, 11.2707° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 08:34:04 / 8:34 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005k4y. Id of event: us20005k4y. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/04/16 / 2016-04-12 23:34:04 / April 12, 2016 @ 11:34 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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