A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was reported 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Colonia in Micronesia on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/06/20 / 2020-06-21 09:58:29 / June 21, 2020 @ 9:58 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 138.4323° East, latitude 9.6853° North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us6000afv1. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000afv1. The temblor was reported at 09:58:29 / 9:58 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Micronesia (c. 108 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Colonia (c. 7 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Colonia (min 5000 pop).
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 38 km ENE of Colonia, Micronesia.
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