A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 52 km WSW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (32 miles). The temblor was detected at 00:22:01 / 12:22 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 112.11 km (70 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/08/16 / 2016-08-18 14:22:01 / August 18, 2016 @ 2:22 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006gdh. Id of event: us10006gdh. Exact location of event, longitude 145.2244 East, latitude 18.5586 North, depth = 112.11 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days sixty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 52 km WSW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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