A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 163 km S of Merizo Village, Guam (101 miles) on Thursday. Exact location, longitude 144.7025° East, latitude 11.7856° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/05/16 / 2016-05-11 16:43:04 / May 11, 2016 @ 4:43 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 02:43:04 / 2:43 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10005ii2. Ids that are associated to the event: us10005ii2.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighteen 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.
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