A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 253 km N of Fais, Micronesia (157 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/09/16 / 2016-09-30 11:48:28 / September 30, 2016 @ 11:48 am UTC/GMT. 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. Unique identifier: us10006u1x. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006u1x. The temblor was detected at 20:48:28 / 8:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 140.4727° East, 12.0554° North, depth 10 km.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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