A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) strikes 25 km ESE of Ngulu, Micronesia (16 miles) on Sunday. Global time and date of event 18/12/16 / 2016-12-18 09:47:06 / December 18, 2016 @ 9:47 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 18:47:06 / 6:47 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Ngulu in Micronesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.34 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000828l, at00oidkim. Unique identifier: us2000828l. Exact location of event, depth 23.34 km, 137.6757° East, 8.3287° North.
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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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: 25 km ESE of Ngulu, Micronesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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