A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 257 km N of Fais, Micronesia (160 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:10:20 / 5:10 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us100095h2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100095h2. Global time and date of event 30/06/17 / 2017-06-30 08:10:20 / June 30, 2017 @ 8:10 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 140.5104° East, latitude 12.0905° North, depth = 10 km.
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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