A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 230 km WNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (143 miles). Exact location of event, depth 309.51 km, 142.9984° East, 21.6141° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/09/17 / 2017-09-04 04:43:28 / September 4, 2017 @ 4:43 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000afe1. Id of event: us2000afe1. The temblor was detected at 14:43:28 / 2:43 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 309.51 km (192 miles).
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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 230 km WNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands.
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