A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 157 km E of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands (98 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hf42. Unique identifier: us2000hf42. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 147.2618° East, latitude 18.1337° North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 15/09/18 / 2018-09-15 10:45:32 / September 15, 2018 @ 10:45 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 20:45:32 / 8:45 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 157 km E of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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