A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 29 km WSW of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands (18 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 145.529 East, latitude 17.973 North, depth = 230.79 km. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:39:29 / 8:39 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 230.79 km (143 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 07/03/18 / 2018-03-07 10:39:29 / March 7, 2018 @ 10:39 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ddpy. Id of event: us2000ddpy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 29 km WSW of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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