A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 83 km ESE of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (52 miles) on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 74.91 km (47 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/08/16 / 2016-08-28 20:56:51 / August 28, 2016 @ 8:56 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 74.91 km, 146.4345° East, 18.579° North. The temblor was picked up at 06:56:51 / 6:56 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10006jd0. Event ids that are associated: us10006jd0.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fifty-six and in the last 365 days ninety-seven 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. 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: 83 km ESE of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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