A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 171 km E of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands (106 miles) on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000889r. Id of event: us1000889r. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 147.3903° East, 17.9844° North. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:11:36 / 7:11 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/03/17 / 2017-03-04 21:11:36 / March 4, 2017 @ 9:11 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 171 km E of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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