A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 92 kilometers (57 miles) from Merizo Village in Guam. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 33.35 km (21 miles). The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:19:52 / 8:19 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 33.35 km, 143.9938° East, 12.762° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/04/17 / 2017-04-24 22:19:52 / April 24, 2017 @ 10:19 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008kds. Id of event: us10008kds.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 101 km (63 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Agat Village (c. 5 700 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Inarajan Village (c. 3 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Merizo Village (c. 2 200 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Umatac Village (c. 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Rita Village, Agat Village, Inarajan Village (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 92 km SW of Merizo Village, Guam.
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