A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 241 km SW of Merizo Village, Guam (150 miles). Unique identifier: us1000de0k. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000de0k. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.93 km (26 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:13:44 / 1:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.8728 East, latitude 11.984 North, depth = 41.93 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/04/18 / 2018-04-04 03:13:44 / April 4, 2018 @ 3:13 am.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 241 km SW of Merizo Village, Guam.
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