A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 264 km N of Fais, Micronesia (164 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c36f. Unique identifier: us6000c36f. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:19:16 / 9:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 140.2064° East, 12.1375° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/09/20 / 2020-09-24 21:19:16 / September 24, 2020 @ 9:19 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 264 km N of Fais, Micronesia.
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