A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 172 km SSW of Merizo Village, Guam (107 miles) on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us60006pgr. Ids that are associated to the event: us60006pgr. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 03:05:27 / 3:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 143.7979° East, latitude 11.9589° North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/12/19 / 2019-12-01 17:05:27 / December 1, 2019 @ 5:05 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 172 km SSW of Merizo Village, Guam.
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