A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 225 km NNE of Fais, Micronesia (140 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 141.4483° East, 11.5866° North, depth 10 km. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:54:21 / 6:54 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10008gsz. Event ids that are associated: us10008gsz. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/04/17 / 2017-04-11 21:54:21 / April 11, 2017 @ 9:54 pm UTC/GMT.
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 225 km NNE of Fais, Micronesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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