A earthquake magnitude 6.5 (ml/mb) strikes 70 km S of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (43 miles) on Saturday. Exact location, longitude 144.9° East, latitude 19.9° North, depth = 460 km. The temblor was detected at 01:51:32 / 1:51 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Farallon de Pajaros in Northern Mariana Islands (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: at00pttg1w. Ids that are associated to the event: pt19179000, at00pttg1w. Global time and date of event 28/06/19 / 2019-06-28 15:51:32 / June 28, 2019 @ 3:51 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 460 km (286 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world.
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