A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported 246 km NE of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (153 miles) on Sunday. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:04:50 / 12:04 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10006jzi. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006jzi. Exact location, longitude 147.3988° East, latitude 20.2772° North, depth = 27.38 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/09/16 / 2016-09-03 14:04:50 / September 3, 2016 @ 2:04 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.38 km (17 miles).
Every 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 one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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