A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 2 km SE of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (1 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20005dfn. Unique identifier: us20005dfn. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/03/16 / 2016-03-25 08:46:39 / March 25, 2016 @ 8:46 am. Exact location of earthquake, 145.68° East, 18.7528° North, depth 180.68 km. The temblor was picked up at 18:46:39 / 6:46 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 180.68 km (112 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 2 km SE of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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