A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 126 km SSW of Merizo Village, Guam (78 miles) on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/05/20 / 2020-05-08 10:27:36 / May 8, 2020 @ 10:27 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009cal. Unique identifier: us70009cal. Exact location, longitude 144.0605° East, latitude 12.2944° North, depth = 10 km. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:27:36 / 8:27 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 three and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 126 km SSW of Merizo Village, Guam.
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