A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 107 km NE of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (66 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 31.97 km (20 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 18:17:35 / 6:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/05/16 / 2016-05-21 08:17:35 / May 21, 2016 @ 8:17 am. Unique identifier: us10005j46. Ids that are associated to the event: us10005j46. Exact location of event, longitude 146.3087 East, latitude 19.5252 North, depth = 31.97 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 107 km NE of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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