A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 145 km NW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (90 miles). The temblor was picked up at 02:08:11 / 2:08 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 69.37 km (43 miles). Event id: us2000awp8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000awp8. Exact location, longitude 143.8294° East, latitude 21.3911° North, depth = 69.37 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/09/17 / 2017-09-29 16:08:11 / September 29, 2017 @ 4:08 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-eight 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. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 145 km NW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands.
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