A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 152 km W of Merizo Village, Guam (94 miles). Exact location, longitude 143.2915° East, latitude 12.9957° North, depth = 207.62 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/05/19 / 2019-05-17 06:35:06 / May 17, 2019 @ 6:35 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 16:35:06 / 4:35 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us60003rps. Ids that are associated to the event: us60003rps. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 207.62 km (129 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 152 km W of Merizo Village, Guam.
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