A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 50 km NW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (31 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 184.84 km (115 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:21:49 / 9:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/09/16 / 2016-09-03 11:21:49 / September 3, 2016 @ 11:21 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 144.6255 East, latitude 20.9169 North, depth = 184.84 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006mfa. Unique identifier: us10006mfa.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 50 km NW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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