A earthquake magnitude 6.4 (ml/mb) strikes 136 km ENE of Anatahan, Northern Mariana Islands (85 miles) on Wednesday. The 6.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:35:13 / 8:35 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Anatahan in Northern Mariana Islands (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 146.8723 East, latitude 16.7605 North, depth = 59.9 km. Event id: us1000gj78. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00pe702n, pt18240001, us1000gj78. The epicenter was at a depth of 59.9 km (37 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/08/18 / 2018-08-28 22:35:13 / August 28, 2018 @ 10:35 pm.
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 136 km ENE of Anatahan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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