A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 151 km SW of Merizo Village, Guam (94 miles) on Friday. The temblor was reported at 14:49:44 / 2:49 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 01/04/16 / 2016-04-01 04:49:44 / April 1, 2016 @ 4:49 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 143.5958 East, latitude 12.3844 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20005g29. Unique identifier: us20005g29. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
Did you feel it?
Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 151 km SW of Merizo Village, Guam.
Copyright © 2016 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.