A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 29 km E of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands (18 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 00:37:12 / 12:37 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 12/12/18 / 2018-12-12 14:37:12 / December 12, 2018 @ 2:37 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000iswk. Event ids that are associated: us2000iswk. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 108.41 km (67 miles). Exact location of event, depth 108.41 km, 146.0512° East, 18.1473° North.
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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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