A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 113 km NNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (70 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/12/16 / 2016-12-14 02:19:52 / December 14, 2016 @ 2:19 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 12:19:52 / 12:19 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us200080mi. Unique identifier: us200080mi. Exact location, longitude 144.3238° East, latitude 21.4109° North, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 113 km NNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands.
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