A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 162 km SW of Merizo Village, Guam (101 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:53:32 / 10:53 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 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000748f. Id of event: us1000748f. Exact location of earthquake, 143.8091° East, 12.0588° North, depth 35 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/11/16 / 2016-11-05 00:53:32 / November 5, 2016 @ 12:53 am UTC/GMT.
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 two and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 162 km SW of Merizo Village, Guam. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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