A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 64 km S of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands (40 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 485.53 km (302 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 02:22:57 / 2:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/09/16 / 2016-09-27 16:22:57 / September 27, 2016 @ 4:22 pm UTC/GMT. 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: us10006t7y. Unique identifier: us10006t7y. Exact location, longitude 145.6706° East, latitude 17.5322° North, depth = 485.53 km.
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 fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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