A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 81 km N of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (50 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 09:50:04 / 9:50 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10004gdg. Unique identifier: us10004gdg. Exact location of event, depth 157.45 km, 145.5678° East, 19.498° North. Global time and date of event 18/01/16 / 2016-01-18 23:50:04 / January 18, 2016 @ 11:50 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 157.45 km (98 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 81 km N of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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