A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 181 km SW of Merizo Village, Guam (112 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:29:12 / 7:29 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/02/17 / 2017-02-27 09:29:12 / February 27, 2017 @ 9:29 am. Event id: us20008mn7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008mn7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 143.3487 East, latitude 12.254 North, depth = 10 km.
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 twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 181 km SW of Merizo Village, Guam. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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