A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Colonia in Micronesia on Sunday. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:41:43 / 1:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 138.3262° East, latitude 9.575° North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ar22. Unique identifier: us7000ar22. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/07/20 / 2020-07-19 01:41:43 / July 19, 2020 @ 1:41 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Colonia (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Micronesia (c. 108 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 23 km (15 miles) from Colonia (c. 7 400 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 two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 23 km ENE of Colonia, Micronesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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