A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 178 km WSW of Merizo Village, Guam (111 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:47:34 / 11:47 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20008mug. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008mug. Exact location of event, depth 106.15 km, 143.1433° East, 12.6745° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 106.15 km (66 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/02/17 / 2017-02-28 01:47:34 / February 28, 2017 @ 1:47 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-four 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.
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