A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 106 kilometers (66 miles) from Merizo Village in Guam. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 143.7091 East, latitude 13.0671 North, depth = 128.63 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 128.63 km (80 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 15/11/17 / 2017-11-15 00:24:33 / November 15, 2017 @ 12:24 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us2000bnmq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt17319000, us2000bnmq. The temblor was picked up at 10:24:33 / 10:24 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 110 km (68 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Agat Village (c. 5 700 pop), 118 km (73 miles) from Talofofo Village (c. 3 200 pop), 115 km (71 miles) from Inarajan Village (c. 3 100 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Merizo Village (c. 2 200 pop), 118 km (73 miles) from Asan-Maina Village (c. 2 100 pop), 115 km (72 miles) from Piti Village (c. 1 700 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Umatac Village (c. 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Talofofo Village, Asan-Maina Village, Piti Village. Close country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 106 km WSW of Merizo Village, Guam. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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