A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 234 km NNE of Fais, Micronesia (145 miles). The temblor was picked up at 15:33:40 / 3:33 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 46.62 km (29 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 141.7007° East, 11.532° North, depth 46.62 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006q2n. Id of event: us70006q2n. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/12/19 / 2019-12-23 06:33:40 / December 23, 2019 @ 6:33 am UTC/GMT.
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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