A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 285 km NNE of Fais, Micronesia (177 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 05:20:50 / 5:20 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 118.2 km (73 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 141.5702° East, 12.1281° North, depth 118.2 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/03/17 / 2017-03-10 20:20:50 / March 10, 2017 @ 8:20 pm. Event id: us20008srm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008srm.
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-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 285 km NNE of Fais, Micronesia.
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