A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 265 km NE of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands (165 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 147.329° East, 17.068° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000b8mj. Event ids that are associated: us6000b8mj, pt20216000. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/08/20 / 2020-08-03 08:31:10 / August 3, 2020 @ 8:31 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 08:31:10 / 8:31 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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