A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 15 km S of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (9 miles). The temblor was reported at 09:49:19 / 9:49 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10008m4b. Event ids that are associated: us10008m4b. The epicenter was at a depth of 213.05 km (132 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 145.6728 East, latitude 18.6229 North, depth = 213.05 km. 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: 29/04/17 / 2017-04-29 23:49:19 / April 29, 2017 @ 11:49 pm.
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 four and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 15 km S of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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