A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes Pagan region, Northern Mariana Islands (0 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 158.87 km (99 miles). The temblor was reported at 16:12:20 / 4:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 146.0013° East, latitude 18.5282° North, depth = 158.87 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/08/20 / 2020-08-22 16:12:20 / August 22, 2020 @ 4:12 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bj3e. Unique identifier: us6000bj3e.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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