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Moderate earthquake, 5.2 mag has occurred near Agrihan in Northern Mariana Islands



Earthquake location 18.5114S, 145.6127WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 28 km SSW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (17 miles) on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 28/11/17 / 2017-11-28 17:38:00 / November 28, 2017 @ 5:38 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 186.69 km (116 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:38:00 / 3:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 145.6127 East, latitude 18.5114 North, depth = 186.69 km. Unique identifier: us2000bvfp. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bvfp.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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: 28 km SSW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 145.6127° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.5114° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 186.69 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28km SSW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-28 17:38:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-28 17:57:43 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 416 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 4.946 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.83 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 31 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000bvfp Id of event.
Event Code 2000bvfp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000bvfp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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