A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Rota in Northern Mariana Islands. The epicenter was at a depth of 94.09 km (58 miles). Id of earthquake: us70005vys. Event ids that are associated: us70005vys. The temblor was reported at 22:42:08 / 10:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 145.4097 East, latitude 14.0025 North, depth = 94.09 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/10/19 / 2019-10-19 12:42:08 / October 19, 2019 @ 12:42 pm.
The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Agat Village, Santa Rita Village, Talofofo Village (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 four and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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