A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 166 km ENE of Anatahan, Northern Mariana Islands (103 miles). Unique identifier: us10005i8s. Ids that are associated to the event: us10005i8s. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/05/16 / 2016-05-10 08:31:29 / May 10, 2016 @ 8:31 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.79 km (27 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 147.062 East, latitude 17.0408 North, depth = 42.79 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:31:29 / 6:31 pm (local time epicenter).
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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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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: 166 km ENE of Anatahan, Northern Mariana Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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