A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 56 km W of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (35 miles). The temblor was reported at 07:44:05 / 7:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/02/17 / 2017-02-16 21:44:05 / February 16, 2017 @ 9:44 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 145.1271 East, latitude 18.7478 North, depth = 349.19 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 349.19 km (217 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008kc8. Unique identifier: us20008kc8.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 56 km W of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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