A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 45 km SSE of Ngulu, Micronesia (28 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us100072qc. Ids that are associated to the event: us100072qc. The temblor was picked up at 22:36:49 / 10:36 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.21 km (18 miles). Global time and date of event 25/10/16 / 2016-10-25 13:36:49 / October 25, 2016 @ 1:36 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 137.5764 East, latitude 8.0456 North, depth = 28.21 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 45 km SSE of Ngulu, Micronesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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