A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 244 km ESE of JP Tinian Town pre-WW2, Northern Mariana Islands (152 miles). Exact location, longitude 147.5243° East, latitude 13.769° North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008ksf. Unique identifier: us20008ksf. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:42:08 / 8:42 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/02/17 / 2017-02-19 10:42:08 / February 19, 2017 @ 10:42 am UTC/GMT.
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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