A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 287 km W of Weno, Micronesia (178 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 149.2381 East, latitude 7.3147 North, depth = 10 km. 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). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:45:54 / 11:45 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/08/20 / 2020-08-20 23:45:54 / August 20, 2020 @ 11:45 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bdmc. Id of event: us7000bdmc.
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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