A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 148 km NNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (92 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004wtj. Id of event: us10004wtj. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/03/16 / 2016-03-09 20:54:39 / March 9, 2016 @ 8:54 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 117.59 km, 144.2768° East, 21.745° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 117.59 km (73 miles). The temblor was picked up at 06:54:39 / 6:54 am (local time epicenter).
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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 148 km NNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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