A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 280 km WSW of Merizo Village, Guam (174 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 142.4575° East, latitude 11.9528° North, depth = 48.28 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 48.28 km (30 miles). Global time and date of event 18/03/18 / 2018-03-18 06:01:46 / March 18, 2018 @ 6:01 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 15:01:46 / 3:01 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000d60l. Event ids that are associated: us1000d60l.
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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 280 km WSW of Merizo Village, Guam.
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