A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 162 km WSW of Merizo Village, Guam (101 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 73.58 km (46 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 17:30:59 / 5:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 73.58 km, 143.2964° East, 12.6701° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100086ti. Id of event: us100086ti. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/02/17 / 2017-02-25 07:30:59 / February 25, 2017 @ 7:30 am.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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