A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 272 km N of Fais, Micronesia (169 miles). Event id: us7000aiz6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aiz6. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/07/20 / 2020-07-06 18:55:29 / July 6, 2020 @ 6:55 pm. The temblor was detected at 18:55:29 / 6:55 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 140.3085° East, 12.2161° North, depth 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 272 km N of Fais, Micronesia.
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