A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 174 km SSW of Merizo Village, Guam (108 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 20:03:39 / 8:03 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/01/17 / 2017-01-21 10:03:39 / January 21, 2017 @ 10:03 am. Event id: us20008hfj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008hfj. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 143.8638° East, 11.8998° North.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 174 km SSW of Merizo Village, Guam.
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