A very strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake occurred under the sea 163 km (101 mi) from Micronesia Wed, Feb 14, 2024 11:40 GMT.

The quake had a very shallow depth of 10 km (6 mi) and was not felt (or at least not reported so).

No significant damage or impact is expected from this quake and no particular alert was issued.


Date & time Feb 14, 2024 11:40:21 UTC
Local time at epicenter Wednesday, Feb 14, 2024, at 11:40 am (universal GMT +0)
Status Confirmed
Magnitude 6.0
Depth 10.0 km

Epicenter latitude / longitude 10.996°N / 138.6099°E Micronesia
Seismic antipode 10.996°S / 41.39°W Brazil
Shaking intensity Strong shaking near epicenter
Felt 0 reports
Primary data source USGS (United States Geological Survey)