A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 283 km NE of Fais, Micronesia (176 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/09/20 / 2020-09-04 08:20:54 / September 4, 2020 @ 8:20 am UTC/GMT. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:20:54 / 8:20 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bhq2. Id of event: us7000bhq2. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 142.1339° East, 11.7756° North, depth 10 km.
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 one and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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