A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 100 km NNW of Anatahan, Northern Mariana Islands (62 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 145.4657 East, latitude 17.2466 North, depth = 358.17 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007d0s. Id of event: us10007d0s. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 358.17 km (223 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 10:26:21 / 10:26 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/11/16 / 2016-11-29 00:26:21 / November 29, 2016 @ 12:26 am.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 100 km NNW of Anatahan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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