A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 283 km NNE of Fais, Micronesia (176 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:55:47 / 11:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/01/17 / 2017-01-11 14:55:47 / January 11, 2017 @ 2:55 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 141.1004 East, latitude 12.264 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us10007ska. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007ska. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 283 km NNE of Fais, Micronesia.
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