A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 168 km SSW of Merizo Village, Guam (104 miles). The temblor was detected at 11:01:43 / 11:01 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 143.8234° East, latitude 11.9841° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/04/16 / 2016-04-01 01:01:43 / April 1, 2016 @ 1:01 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us20005dts. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005dts.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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