A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, Anatahan region, Northern Mariana Islands (0 miles). Event id: us20005gel. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005gel. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 14:48:38 / 2:48 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/04/16 / 2016-04-08 14:48:38 / April 8, 2016 @ 2:48 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 146.8642° East, 16.7277° North, depth 35 km.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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