A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 154 km SE of JP Tinian Town pre-WW2, Northern Mariana Islands (96 miles). 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). Id of earthquake: us2000aek2. Event ids that are associated: pt17245001, us2000aek2. Global time and date of event 02/09/17 / 2017-09-02 23:00:01 / September 2, 2017 @ 11:00 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 09:00:01 / 9:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 146.6731 East, latitude 14.0151 North, depth = 10 km.
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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