A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 59 km SSE of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands (37 miles) on Tuesday. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:35:46 / 9:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 145.9629° East, latitude 17.604° North, depth = 190.14 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 190.14 km (118 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 03/09/18 / 2018-09-03 23:35:46 / September 3, 2018 @ 11:35 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000h7dz. Id of event: us2000h7dz.
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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