A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 272 km WSW of Merizo Village, Guam (169 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/07/18 / 2018-07-22 05:40:22 / July 22, 2018 @ 5:40 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 100.91 km (63 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:40:22 / 2:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.2696 East, latitude 12.5386 North, depth = 100.91 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000gb2d. Id of event: us2000gb2d.
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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 272 km WSW of Merizo Village, Guam.
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