A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 164 km S of Merizo Village, Guam (102 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 144.8433° East, 11.7849° North, depth 10 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:44:48 / 2:44 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/05/16 / 2016-05-11 16:44:48 / May 11, 2016 @ 4:44 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005ii1. Id of event: us10005ii1.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 164 km S of Merizo Village, Guam.
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