A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 84 km ENE of Anatahan, Northern Mariana Islands (52 miles). The temblor was reported at 04:00:29 / 4:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/08/19 / 2019-08-18 18:00:29 / August 18, 2019 @ 6:00 pm. Event id: pt19230050. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt19230050. Exact location of event, depth 33.5 km, 146.427° East, 16.575° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.5 km (21 miles).
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 fourteen 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. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 84 km ENE of Anatahan, Northern Mariana Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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