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Moderate earthquake, 5.4 mag strikes near Farallon de Pajaros in Northern Mariana Islands

Earthquake location 22.7122S, 143.2054WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 297 km NW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (185 miles). The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:52:48 / 3:52 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 143.2054° East, 22.7122° North, depth 105.11 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 105.11 km (65 miles). Id of earthquake: us70008g8i. Event ids that are associated: us70008g8i. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/03/20 / 2020-03-26 05:52:48 / March 26, 2020 @ 5:52 am.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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: 297 km NW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 143.2054° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 22.7122° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 105.11 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 297km NW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-26 05:52:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-26 06:19:26 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 0 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 449 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 4.461 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.12 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 42 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70008g8i Id of event.
Event Code 70008g8i An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70008g8i, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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