A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 65 km SSE of Ifalik, Micronesia (40 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 07/09/16 / 2016-09-07 05:56:07 / September 7, 2016 @ 5:56 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 15:56:07 / 3:56 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10006mm1. Event ids that are associated: us10006mm1. Exact location of event, longitude 144.7099 East, latitude 6.7171 North, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 65 km SSE of Ifalik, Micronesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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