A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes 144 km E of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands (89 miles) on Friday. Global time and date of event 22/10/15 / 2015-10-22 17:47:45 / October 22, 2015 @ 5:47 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.52 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 03:47:45 / 3:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 147.123 East, latitude 17.9037 North, depth = 17.52 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10003qs7. Unique identifier: us10003qs7.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 144 km E of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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