A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) strikes 141 km ENE of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands (88 miles) on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/06/17 / 2017-06-08 23:23:43 / June 8, 2017 @ 11:23 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 09:23:43 / 9:23 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: usd0008367. Event ids that are associated: usd0008367. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.07 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 147.0496° East, latitude 18.4969° North, depth = 8.07 km.
Every 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighteen 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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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 141 km ENE of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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