A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 162 km S of Colonia, Micronesia (101 miles) on Friday. The temblor was detected at 22:23:14 / 10:23 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 137.9193 East, latitude 8.0626 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/07/20 / 2020-07-17 22:23:14 / July 17, 2020 @ 10:23 pm. Event id: us6000b2u5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b2u5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 have been detected in the same area.
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