A earthquake with magnitude 6.4 (ml/mb) was reported 197 km SE of Inarajan Village, Guam (122 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 23/09/18 / 2018-09-23 05:52:11 / September 23, 2018 @ 5:52 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us2000hiwb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hiwb, pt18266050. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 146.214° East, 12.2094° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 15:52:11 / 3:52 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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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. 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: 197 km SE of Inarajan Village, Guam.
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