A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 287 km SW of Merizo Village, Guam (178 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 51.55 km, 142.6859° East, 11.5532° North. The temblor was reported at 04:37:56 / 4:37 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us70006qny. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006qny. The epicenter was at a depth of 51.55 km (32 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/12/19 / 2019-12-24 18:37:56 / December 24, 2019 @ 6:37 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 287 km SW of Merizo Village, Guam.
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