A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 126 km SW of Colonia, Micronesia (78 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/02/21 / 2021-02-26 07:52:12 / February 26, 2021 @ 7:52 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 137.4305° East, 8.5973° North, depth 10 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:52:12 / 7:52 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000df77. Event ids that are associated: us7000df77.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 126 km SW of Colonia, Micronesia.
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