A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 210 km WNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (130 miles). Event id: us10004gur. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004gur. Exact location of earthquake, 143.1809° East, 21.5414° North, depth 285.73 km. The temblor was reported at 02:31:26 / 2:31 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 16:31:26 / January 24, 2016 @ 4:31 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 285.73 km (178 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 210 km WNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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