A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 146 km W of Merizo Village, Guam (91 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, 143.3253° East, 13.1077° North, depth 206.83 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70005rd5. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005rd5. The temblor was reported at 03:40:46 / 3:40 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 206.83 km (129 miles). Global time and date of event 06/10/19 / 2019-10-06 17:40:46 / October 6, 2019 @ 5:40 pm UTC/GMT.
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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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