A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 101 km NNW of Fais, Micronesia (63 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/09/17 / 2017-09-01 08:20:49 / September 1, 2017 @ 8:20 am. The temblor was reported at 17:20:49 / 5:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 140.2349 East, latitude 10.6427 North, depth = 35.37 km. 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 35.37 km (22 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000arkt. Unique identifier: us2000arkt.
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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