A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 223 km WSW of Merizo Village, Guam (139 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/09/17 / 2017-09-15 20:45:40 / September 15, 2017 @ 8:45 pm. The temblor was reported at 06:45:40 / 6:45 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000anqp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000anqp. Exact location of event, longitude 142.6936 East, latitude 12.6966 North, depth = 125.76 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 125.76 km (78 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 223 km WSW of Merizo Village, Guam.
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