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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag has occurred near Agrihan in Northern Mariana Islands



Earthquake location 18.6108S, 145.5924WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 145.5924° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.6108° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 248.19 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km SSW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-01-24 07:52:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-13 07:20:52 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 259 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 3.356 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.97 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 117 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20008ihg Id of event.
Event Code 20008ihg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008ihg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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