A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 20 km SSE of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (12 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10004bei. Unique identifier: us10004bei. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 11:18:48 / 11:18 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 194.87 km (121 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/01/16 / 2016-01-05 01:18:48 / January 5, 2016 @ 1:18 am. Exact location of event, longitude 145.7544 East, latitude 18.6031 North, depth = 194.87 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 20 km SSE of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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