A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 26 km NNW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (16 miles). Exact location, longitude 145.5746° East, latitude 18.9907° North, depth = 207.22 km. Id of earthquake: us10004bhg. Event ids that are associated: us10004bhg. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 207.22 km (129 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 01:46:38 / 1:46 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/12/15 / 2015-12-26 15:46:38 / December 26, 2015 @ 3:46 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 26 km NNW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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