A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, State of Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:00:57 / 3:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/01/21 / 2021-01-09 15:00:57 / January 9, 2021 @ 3:00 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d724. Unique identifier: us6000d724. Exact location of earthquake, 148.0991° East, 9.6728° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 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.
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