A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 31 km SW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (19 miles). The temblor was detected at 07:49:06 / 7:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 145.4572° East, 18.5657° North, depth 218.04 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008jnb. Unique identifier: us20008jnb. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 218.04 km (135 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/01/17 / 2017-01-30 21:49:06 / January 30, 2017 @ 9:49 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 31 km SW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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