A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 234 km WNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (145 miles). Event id: us10008swi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008swi. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 297.12 km (185 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 143.0079° East, 21.6967° North, depth 297.12 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/05/17 / 2017-05-17 02:12:11 / May 17, 2017 @ 2:12 am. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:12:11 / 12:12 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 234 km WNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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