A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 283 km NNE of Fais, Micronesia (176 miles). The temblor was reported at 10:35:21 / 10:35 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us60007dq2. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007dq2. Global time and date of event 10/01/20 / 2020-01-10 01:35:21 / January 10, 2020 @ 1:35 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 141.4551 East, latitude 12.1602 North, depth = 74.72 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 74.72 km (46 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 283 km NNE of Fais, Micronesia.
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