A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 251 km WSW of Merizo Village, Guam (156 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ha0u. Unique identifier: us2000ha0u. The temblor was picked up at 10:51:28 / 10:51 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 134.44 km (84 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/09/18 / 2018-09-07 01:51:28 / September 7, 2018 @ 1:51 am. Exact location, longitude 142.4548° East, latitude 12.6007° North, depth = 134.44 km.
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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 251 km WSW of Merizo Village, Guam.
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