A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 275 km NW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (171 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.7944 East, latitude 22.0535 North, depth = 290.52 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 290.52 km (181 miles). The temblor was reported at 01:41:21 / 1:41 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20005dy0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005dy0. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/03/16 / 2016-03-28 15:41:21 / March 28, 2016 @ 3:41 pm UTC/GMT.
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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 275 km NW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands.
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