A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 267 km NNW of Fais, Micronesia (166 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/07/20 / 2020-07-23 18:01:36 / July 23, 2020 @ 6:01 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b65m. Id of event: us6000b65m. Exact location of earthquake, 139.8144° East, 12.0771° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was reported at 18:01:36 / 6:01 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 267 km NNW of Fais, Micronesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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