A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 233 km S of Merizo Village, Guam (145 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 144.5887 East, latitude 11.1534 North, depth = 30.84 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.84 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000h93r. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000h93r. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:29:47 / 1:29 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/09/18 / 2018-09-06 03:29:47 / September 6, 2018 @ 3:29 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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