A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 159 km SW of Merizo Village, Guam (99 miles) on Thursday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/11/17 / 2017-11-01 21:03:58 / November 1, 2017 @ 9:03 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.93 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 143.6363 East, latitude 12.2463 North, depth = 13.93 km. The temblor was reported at 07:03:58 / 7:03 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000bljf. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bljf.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 159 km SW of Merizo Village, Guam.
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