A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 177 km NNE of Fais, Micronesia (110 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The temblor was detected at 08:23:01 / 8:23 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/04/16 / 2016-04-12 23:23:01 / April 12, 2016 @ 11:23 pm. Id of earthquake: us20005hn9. Event ids that are associated: us20005hn9. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 140.8555° East, 11.3335° North.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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