A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 192 km ENE of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands (119 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/09/16 / 2016-09-28 23:49:33 / September 28, 2016 @ 11:49 pm. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:49:33 / 9:49 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 147.4551 East, latitude 15.774 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us10006tnw. Event ids that are associated: us10006tnw.
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 192 km ENE of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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