A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 277 km SW of Merizo Village, Guam (172 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/06/17 / 2017-06-21 13:16:39 / June 21, 2017 @ 1:16 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:16:39 / 11:16 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 143.1174° East, 11.2803° North. Unique identifier: us20009nvq. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009nvq.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 277 km SW of Merizo Village, Guam.
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