A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 61 km E of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (38 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 85.83 km (53 miles). Exact location of event, depth 85.83 km, 146.2478° East, 18.8477° North. Global time and date of event 12/09/16 / 2016-09-12 13:39:19 / September 12, 2016 @ 1:39 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:39:19 / 11:39 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10006p22. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006p22. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 61 km E of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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