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Moderate earthquake, 5.3 mag was detected near Farallon de Pajaros in Northern Mariana Islands

Earthquake location 21.7521S, 144.2002WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 152 km NNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (94 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 107.45 km (67 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/04/19 / 2019-04-29 14:28:14 / April 29, 2019 @ 2:28 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us70003igt. Unique identifier: us70003igt. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 00:28:14 / 12:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 107.45 km, 144.2002° East, 21.7521° North.

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 twenty-five 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. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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. 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: 152 km NNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 144.2002° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 21.7521° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 107.45 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 152km NNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-04-29 14:28:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-08 20:41:37 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 432 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 5.628 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.64 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 68 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70003igt Id of event.
Event Code 70003igt An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003igt, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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