A 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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