A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 153 km WSW of Merizo Village, Guam (95 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 143.3018 East, latitude 12.8976 North, depth = 130.14 km. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:34:21 / 7:34 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 130.14 km (81 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000bfh4. Event ids that are associated: us2000bfh4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/11/17 / 2017-11-02 09:34:21 / November 2, 2017 @ 9:34 am.
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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 153 km WSW of Merizo Village, Guam. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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