A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 136 km E of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands (85 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 147.017 East, latitude 15.3846 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:29:15 / 5:29 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000bisz. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bisz. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/11/17 / 2017-11-05 07:29:15 / November 5, 2017 @ 7:29 am.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 136 km E of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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