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Moderate earthquake, 5.2 mag strikes near Rumung in Micronesia

Earthquake location 10.9646S, 138.5994WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 156 km NNE of Rumung, Micronesia (97 miles) on Monday. Unique identifier: us60008cdq. Ids that are associated to the event: us60008cdq. Global time and date of event 09/03/20 / 2020-03-09 09:45:46 / March 9, 2020 @ 9:45 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 18:45:46 / 6:45 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 39.6 km (25 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 138.5994° East, latitude 10.9646° North, depth = 39.6 km.

There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 156 km NNE of Rumung, Micronesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 138.5994° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 10.9646° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 39.6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 156km NNE of Rumung, Micronesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-09 09:45:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-09 10:00:32 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 416 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 6.659 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 59 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us60008cdq Id of event.
Event Code 60008cdq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60008cdq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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