A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 255 km NW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (158 miles). Event id: us100085ys. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100085ys. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 113.46 km (71 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 143.0898° East, 22.1071° North, depth 113.46 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:26:00 / 12:26 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/03/17 / 2017-03-01 14:26:00 / March 1, 2017 @ 2:26 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 four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 255 km NW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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