A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 147 km ESE of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands (91 miles) on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/01/17 / 2017-01-24 00:33:02 / January 24, 2017 @ 12:33 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008igi. Unique identifier: us20008igi. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:33:02 / 10:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 147.1336° East, 17.8275° North, depth 35 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 147 km ESE of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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