A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 120 km WSW of Merizo Village, Guam (75 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 209.33 km (130 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 143.5824° East, latitude 13.0512° North, depth = 209.33 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/01/21 / 2021-01-04 03:05:56 / January 4, 2021 @ 3:05 am UTC/GMT. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:05:56 / 3:05 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000d89c. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d89c. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 five and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 120 km WSW of Merizo Village, Guam. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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