A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 58 km N of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (36 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 97.03 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:50:58 / 1:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 03:50:58 / January 23, 2020 @ 3:50 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us60007dgf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007dgf. Exact location of earthquake, 144.9305° East, 21.0656° North, depth 97.03 km.
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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 58 km N of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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