A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Rota region, Northern Mariana Islands kilometers (0 miles) from Rota region, Northern Mariana Islands. Exact location of earthquake, 145.202° East, 14.0863° North, depth 90.75 km. The temblor was detected at 07:25:39 / 7:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/02/16 / 2016-02-07 07:25:39 / February 7, 2016 @ 7:25 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 90.75 km (56 miles). Unique identifier: us20004yi3. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004yi3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Umatac Village, Inarajan Village, Agat Village. Close country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop).
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. 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 twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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