A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 174 km SW of Merizo Village, Guam (108 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/02/21 / 2021-02-07 03:31:33 / February 7, 2021 @ 3:31 am UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:31:33 / 3:31 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dh1r. Unique identifier: us6000dh1r. Exact location of event, longitude 143.4469 East, latitude 12.2459 North, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-four 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. 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: 174 km SW of Merizo Village, Guam.
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