A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 92 km ENE of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands (57 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 146.5809 East, latitude 18.4315 North, depth = 82.03 km. 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 82.03 km (51 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 01:39:00 / 1:39 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008vcg. Unique identifier: us10008vcg. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/05/17 / 2017-05-25 15:39:00 / May 25, 2017 @ 3:39 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighty-three 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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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 92 km ENE of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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