A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 26 km SE of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (16 miles). Global time and date of event 05/09/15 / 2015-09-05 10:12:45 / September 5, 2015 @ 10:12 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 145.815° East, latitude 18.5711° North, depth = 145.09 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 145.09 km (90 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003kqc. Id of event: us20003kqc. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 20:12:45 / 8:12 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 26 km SE of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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