A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 188 km ESE of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (117 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009wj2. Id of event: us20009wj2. Exact location of event, longitude 146.6623 East, latitude 20.1911 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/07/17 / 2017-07-15 08:05:37 / July 15, 2017 @ 8:05 am. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:05:37 / 6:05 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. 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 have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 188 km ESE of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands.
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