A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 145 km NNW of Fais, Micronesia (90 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000a6h5. Event ids that are associated: us6000a6h5. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 140.093° East, 11.0119° North. Global time and date of event 30/05/20 / 2020-05-30 20:26:53 / May 30, 2020 @ 8:26 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 20:26:53 / 8:26 pm (local time epicenter).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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