A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 94 kilometers (58 miles) from Colonia in Micronesia. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/07/20 / 2020-07-07 19:09:09 / July 7, 2020 @ 7:09 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 138.0059 East, latitude 8.6666 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us7000ane8. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ane8. The temblor was reported at 19:09:09 / 7:09 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Colonia. Epicenter of the earthquake was 95 km (59 miles) from Colonia (c. 7 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Micronesia (c. 108 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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