A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 178 km NNE of Rumung, Micronesia (111 miles). Event id: us70008dim. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008dim. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 20:40:28 / 8:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/03/20 / 2020-03-21 11:40:28 / March 21, 2020 @ 11:40 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 48.65 km, 138.7585° East, 11.1237° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 48.65 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 178 km NNE of Rumung, Micronesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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