A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 103 km NW of Rota, Northern Mariana Islands (64 miles) on Tuesday. Event id: us10007vk8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007vk8. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:48:36 / 11:48 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 144.4887 East, latitude 14.781 North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/01/17 / 2017-01-10 13:48:36 / January 10, 2017 @ 1:48 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 103 km NW of Rota, Northern Mariana Islands.
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