A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 223 km SW of Merizo Village, Guam (139 miles) on Wednesday. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:23:12 / 7:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 143.0698 East, latitude 11.9991 North, depth = 18.64 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008vkd. Id of event: us20008vkd. Global time and date of event 29/03/17 / 2017-03-29 09:23:12 / March 29, 2017 @ 9:23 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 18.64 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. 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 three and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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