A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) was reported 12 km SSE of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (7 miles) on Friday. The epicenter was at a depth of 173.3 km (108 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/09/17 / 2017-09-14 17:41:28 / September 14, 2017 @ 5:41 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: pt17257050, us2000amk5. Unique identifier: us2000amk5. Exact location, longitude 145.732° East, latitude 18.6699° North, depth = 173.3 km. The temblor was reported at 03:41:28 / 3:41 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 one and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 12 km SSE of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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