A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 265 km NNW of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands (165 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 11:57:59 / 11:57 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 20/06/20 / 2020-06-20 11:57:59 / June 20, 2020 @ 11:57 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 145.0647° East, latitude 17.5218° North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000affa. Unique identifier: us6000affa.
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 twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 265 km NNW of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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