A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 141 km SW of Colonia, Micronesia (88 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70009jpn. Event ids that are associated: us70009jpn. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:02:12 / 5:02 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 11/05/20 / 2020-05-11 05:02:12 / May 11, 2020 @ 5:02 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 137.3559° East, latitude 8.4876° North, depth = 10 km.
Each 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 141 km SW of Colonia, Micronesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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