A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 223 km SE of Fais, Micronesia (139 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/09/20 / 2020-09-17 05:22:42 / September 17, 2020 @ 5:22 am. Id of earthquake: us6000bzp3. Event ids that are associated: us6000bzp3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.737 East, latitude 8.1491 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:22:42 / 5:22 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 223 km SE of Fais, Micronesia.
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