A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 107 km SSW of Merizo Village, Guam (66 miles) on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 48.9 km (30 miles). Event id: us60008g60. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008g60. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 05:27:12 / 5:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 144.2416 East, latitude 12.3918 North, depth = 48.9 km. Global time and date of event 15/03/20 / 2020-03-15 19:27:12 / March 15, 2020 @ 7:27 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 107 km SSW of Merizo Village, Guam.
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