A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 220 kilometers (137 miles) from Angaur State in Palau on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/04/16 / 2016-04-11 02:07:10 / April 11, 2016 @ 2:07 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us20005gvs. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005gvs. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 132.9599 East, latitude 5.2937 North, depth = 10.93 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.93 km (7 miles). The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:07:10 / 11:07 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Palau (c. 20 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sonsorol Village. Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Sonsorol Village (c. 0 pop).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate 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: 220 km SW of Angaur State, Palau. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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