A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 37 km NW of Fais, Micronesia (23 miles) on Friday. Exact location, longitude 140.2495° East, latitude 9.9688° North, depth = 12.57 km. Event id: us6000bicy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bicy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 12.57 km (8 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/08/20 / 2020-08-21 12:35:30 / August 21, 2020 @ 12:35 pm. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:35:30 / 12:35 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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