A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Mengellang in Palau on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 134.6804° East, 7.8479° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000agim. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000agim. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 18:59:47 / 6:59 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 25/06/20 / 2020-06-25 18:59:47 / June 25, 2020 @ 6:59 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, Palau (c. 20 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 61 km (38 miles) from Koror (c. 14 000 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Koror Town (c. 12 700 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Ulimang (c. 600 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Mengellang (c. 500 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Ngchesar Hamlet (c. 300 pop), 39 km (25 miles) from Melekeok Village (c. 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Koror, Koror Town, Ngetkib (min 5000 pop).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 17 km NNE of Mengellang, Palau. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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