A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 215 km NW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (134 miles). Event id: us100085wp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100085wp. The temblor was picked up at 16:08:53 / 4:08 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 290.36 km, 143.1896° East, 21.6405° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/03/17 / 2017-03-01 06:08:53 / March 1, 2017 @ 6:08 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 290.36 km (180 miles).
Each 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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