A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 161 km SW of Merizo Village, Guam (100 miles) on Sunday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:38:56 / 2:38 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/03/18 / 2018-03-18 04:38:56 / March 18, 2018 @ 4:38 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us1000d834. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d834. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.62 km (17 miles). Exact location of event, depth 26.62 km, 143.6244° East, 12.2249° North.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 161 km SW of Merizo Village, Guam.
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