A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, Palau region (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 130.1689 East, latitude 6.5812 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000hfj7. Event ids that are associated: us2000hfj7. The temblor was detected at 05:20:54 / 5:20 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 16/09/18 / 2018-09-16 20:20:54 / September 16, 2018 @ 8:20 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every 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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