A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was reported 150 km W of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (93 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/03/20 / 2020-03-19 13:52:55 / March 19, 2020 @ 1:52 pm. Exact location, longitude 143.4688° East, latitude 20.6982° North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us70008c70. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008c70. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:52:55 / 11:52 pm (local time epicenter).
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. 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 150 km W of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands.
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