A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 41 km NNE of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (25 miles). The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:29:32 / 4:29 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10008wst. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008wst. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/05/17 / 2017-05-31 06:29:32 / May 31, 2017 @ 6:29 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 120.77 km (75 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 location of event, longitude 145.8557 East, latitude 19.0966 North, depth = 120.77 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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: 41 km NNE of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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