A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 264 km NNE of Fais, Micronesia (164 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 38.34 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us20008fsm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008fsm. Exact location, longitude 141.0627° East, latitude 12.0967° North, depth = 38.34 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/02/17 / 2017-02-02 00:18:48 / February 2, 2017 @ 12:18 am. The temblor was detected at 09:18:48 / 9:18 am (local time epicenter). 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 seven and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 264 km NNE of Fais, Micronesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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