A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was reported 115 km SSW of Merizo Village, Guam (71 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude 144.4078 East, latitude 12.2536 North, depth = 47.72 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/07/19 / 2019-07-21 17:35:38 / July 21, 2019 @ 5:35 pm. Unique identifier: us70004q4u. Ids that are associated to the event: us70004q4u, pt19202051. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 47.72 km (30 miles). The 5.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:35:38 / 3:35 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 115 km SSW of Merizo Village, Guam. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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