A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 63 km WNW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (39 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/11/19 / 2019-11-20 18:51:14 / November 20, 2019 @ 6:51 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 145.09° East, 18.9461° North, depth 602.77 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 602.77 km (375 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 04:51:14 / 4:51 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006akx. Id of event: us70006akx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 63 km WNW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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