A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 18 km SSW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (11 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 145.5924 East, latitude 18.6108 North, depth = 248.19 km. The temblor was detected at 17:52:04 / 5:52 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us20008ihg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008ihg. Global time and date of event 24/01/17 / 2017-01-24 07:52:04 / January 24, 2017 @ 7:52 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 248.19 km (154 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 18 km SSW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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