A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 35 km WNW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (22 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/01/16 / 2016-01-30 12:26:47 / January 30, 2016 @ 12:26 pm. Unique identifier: us20004ww2. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004ww2. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 342.68 km (213 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 145.3505 East, latitude 18.8722 North, depth = 342.68 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:26:47 / 10:26 pm (local time epicenter). 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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 35 km WNW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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