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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag was detected near Rota in Northern Mariana Islands



Earthquake location 13.8472S, 145.3772WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Rota in Northern Mariana Islands on Thursday. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:57:47 / 8:57 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 97.53 km (61 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 10/11/16 / 2016-11-10 10:57:47 / November 10, 2016 @ 10:57 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us100076m1. Event ids that are associated: us100076m1. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 145.3772 East, latitude 13.8472 North, depth = 97.53 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Umatac Village, Inarajan Village, Agat Village. Nearby country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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: 38 km SSE of Rota, Northern Mariana Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 145.3772° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.8472° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 97.53 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 38km SSE of Rota, Northern Mariana Islands Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-10 10:57:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-11 22:22:41 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 341 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.557 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.74 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 159 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us100076m1 Id of event.
Event Code 100076m1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100076m1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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