A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported State of Yap, Federated States of Micronesia (0 miles) on Sunday. Exact location, longitude 137.0424° East, latitude 7.7317° North, depth = 35 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/07/17 / 2017-07-09 13:31:20 / July 9, 2017 @ 1:31 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009xve. Unique identifier: us20009xve. 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 35 km (22 miles). The temblor was picked up at 13:31:20 / 1:31 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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