A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 208 km SW of Merizo Village, Guam (129 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 143.2617 East, latitude 11.9872 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/08/20 / 2020-08-07 03:24:25 / August 7, 2020 @ 3:24 am. Id of earthquake: us6000bdzl. Event ids that are associated: us6000bdzl. The temblor was detected at 03:24:25 / 3:24 am (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 three and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 208 km SW of Merizo Village, Guam. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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