A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 4 km SW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (2 miles). Global time and date of event 21/08/16 / 2016-08-21 20:07:19 / August 21, 2016 @ 8:07 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:07:19 / 6:07 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20006tx5. Id of event: us20006tx5. Exact location of event, depth 202.8 km, 145.6394° East, 18.7349° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 202.8 km (126 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days sixty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km SW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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