A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported 137 km ENE of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands (85 miles) on Wednesday. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:33:01 / 12:33 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us60006ay4. Ids that are associated to the event: us60006ay4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/11/19 / 2019-11-13 02:33:01 / November 13, 2019 @ 2:33 am. Exact location of earthquake, 146.8497° East, 15.851° North, depth 9.64 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.64 km (6 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 137 km ENE of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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