A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) strikes 118 km SSW of Colonia, Micronesia (73 miles) on Friday. Exact location, longitude 137.7538° East, latitude 8.5067° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000ddub. Event ids that are associated: us7000ddub. The 5.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:46:09 / 7:46 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/02/21 / 2021-02-26 07:46:09 / February 26, 2021 @ 7:46 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 118 km SSW of Colonia, Micronesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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