A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 121 km SW of Merizo Village, Guam (75 miles). Exact location, longitude 143.9703° East, latitude 12.4074° North, depth = 35 km. The temblor was detected at 14:10:56 / 2:10 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700099yl. Id of event: us700099yl. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 28/04/20 / 2020-04-28 04:10:56 / April 28, 2020 @ 4:10 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 121 km SW of Merizo Village, Guam. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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