In the Pacific, an earthquake of magnitude 5.8

In the Pacific, an earthquake of magnitude 5.8

Moscow. September 15. INTERFAX.RU — an Earthquake of magnitude 5.8 occurred in the Pacific ocean around the Mariana Islands, according to the Altai-Sayan branch of the Geophysical service of the Unified Russian Academy of Sciences.

According to the operational processing of the Altai-Sayan branch of Geophysical survey, the epicenter was recorded in 20:41 GMT on Thursday the earthquake had coordinates 18.59 degrees North latitude and 145.77 degrees East longitude and was located 18.5 kilometres South-Southeast of the southern tip of the island Agrihan in the archipelago of the Northern Mariana Islands.

Intensity of concussions in epicentre of the earthquake is assessed as “intensive”.