A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 186 km ENE of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands (116 miles). The temblor was picked up at 02:22:03 / 2:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 147.3491° East, 15.8753° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/04/16 / 2016-04-19 16:22:03 / April 19, 2016 @ 4:22 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10005dqg. Ids that are associated to the event: us10005dqg.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 186 km ENE of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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