A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 156 km WSW of Merizo Village, Guam (97 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 05:33:17 / 5:33 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10005j0b. Event ids that are associated: us10005j0b. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/05/16 / 2016-05-20 19:33:17 / May 20, 2016 @ 7:33 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 143.3344 East, latitude 12.7375 North, depth = 88.19 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 88.19 km (55 miles).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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