A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 136 km SW of Merizo Village, Guam (85 miles). Event id: us2000bqzj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bqzj. Exact location of event, longitude 143.7332 East, latitude 12.4454 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/11/17 / 2017-11-18 13:02:21 / November 18, 2017 @ 1:02 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 23:02:21 / 11:02 pm (local time epicenter).
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 four, 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 in the same area. 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 136 km SW of Merizo Village, Guam.
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