A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 123 km ESE of Yigo Village, Guam (76 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/12/16 / 2016-12-30 21:08:32 / December 30, 2016 @ 9:08 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 145.997 East, latitude 13.259 North, depth = 10 km. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:08:32 / 7:08 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us10007ntq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007ntq. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 123 km ESE of Yigo Village, Guam.
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