A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 144 km SSW of Elato, Micronesia (89 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us20004vpw. Event ids that are associated: us20004vpw. Exact location, longitude 145.6272° East, latitude 6.3079° North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/01/16 / 2016-01-30 00:08:50 / January 30, 2016 @ 12:08 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 10:08:50 / 10:08 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 144 km SSW of Elato, Micronesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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