A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 182 km NNE of Fais, Micronesia (113 miles). Id of earthquake: us20005hei. Event ids that are associated: us20005hei. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/04/16 / 2016-04-12 14:51:47 / April 12, 2016 @ 2:51 pm. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:51:47 / 11:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 140.8944° East, 11.37° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 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).
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 three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 182 km NNE of Fais, Micronesia.
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