A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 277 km NNE of Fais, Micronesia (172 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10007vq7. Event ids that are associated: us10007vq7. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 141.0677° East, 12.2122° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:35:56 / 11:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/01/17 / 2017-01-11 14:35:56 / January 11, 2017 @ 2:35 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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