A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 266 km SW of Merizo Village, Guam (165 miles). The temblor was reported at 16:38:57 / 4:38 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000djfd. Unique identifier: us6000djfd. Global time and date of event 14/02/21 / 2021-02-14 16:38:57 / February 14, 2021 @ 4:38 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 142.9488 East, latitude 11.5465 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 266 km SW of Merizo Village, Guam. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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