A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 214 km N of Fais, Micronesia (133 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 89.44 km (56 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009kz0. Id of event: us20009kz0. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/05/17 / 2017-05-30 23:18:09 / May 30, 2017 @ 11:18 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:18:09 / 8:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 140.6275° East, 11.7045° North, depth 89.44 km.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 214 km N of Fais, Micronesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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