M 5.1 earthquake in Kanton Village, Pacific Ocean - East,Kiribati on 20th August 2018 08:08:30 PM.
EDIS Number EQ-20180820-945310-KI
Magnitude M 5.1
Mercalli scale 5
Date-Time [UTC] 20th August 2018 08:08:30 PM
Local Date/Time Monday,August 20th, 2018 at 09:08 in the in the moorning at epicenter
Coordinate 3° 3.552,172° 47.610
Depth 15.03 km [9.34 miles]
Hypocentrum Shallow depth
Class Moderate
Continent Pacific Ocean - East
Country Kiribati
Location 124.0 km [77.05 miles] to Kanton Village,Pacific Ocean - East
Source USGS
The potential impact of the earthquake Almost everyone feels movement. Sleeping people are awakened. Doors swing open or close. Dishes are broken. Pictures on the wall move. Small objects move or are turned over. Trees might shake. Liquids might spill out of open containers.