A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 111 km SSW of Colonia, Micronesia (69 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 137.9043 East, latitude 8.529 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ddu8. Unique identifier: us7000ddu8. The temblor was picked up at 07:34:36 / 7:34 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/02/21 / 2021-02-26 07:34:36 / February 26, 2021 @ 7:34 am UTC/GMT.
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 111 km SSW of Colonia, Micronesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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