A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 85 km WNW of Anatahan, Northern Mariana Islands (53 miles). Exact location, longitude 144.9293° East, latitude 16.658° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000bf6k. Event ids that are associated: us2000bf6k. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:35:23 / 7:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/11/17 / 2017-11-01 21:35:23 / November 1, 2017 @ 9:35 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 85 km WNW of Anatahan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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