A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 218 km N of Fais, Micronesia (135 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 09:20:29 / 9:20 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 19/09/19 / 2019-09-19 00:20:29 / September 19, 2019 @ 12:20 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us60005kr4. Event ids that are associated: us60005kr4. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.1807 East, latitude 11.7096 North, depth = 10 km.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 218 km N of Fais, Micronesia.
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