5.1 Magnitude Earthquake Reported Near Guam

177km S of Merizo Village, Guam

A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 177 km S of Merizo Village, Guam (110 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 22:04:00 / 10:04 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004w9t. Id of event: us10004w9t. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 144.6194 East, latitude 11.659 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/03/16 / 2016-03-09 12:04:00 / March 9, 2016 @ 12:04 pm.

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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

Original Article:http://www.earthquakenewstoday.com/2016/03/09/moderate-earthquake-5-1-mag-177-km-s-of-merizo-village-guam/

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