A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 262 km SSE of Eauripik, Micronesia (163 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 144.3327° East, 4.7038° North, depth 13.91 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:39:43 / 12:39 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.91 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006v6b. Id of event: us10006v6b. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/09/16 / 2016-09-25 14:39:43 / September 25, 2016 @ 2:39 pm.
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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