A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 25 km SSW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (16 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 195.78 km (122 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/05/17 / 2017-05-13 21:18:48 / May 13, 2017 @ 9:18 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008wg6. Id of event: us10008wg6. The temblor was picked up at 07:18:48 / 7:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 145.6103° East, latitude 18.5422° North, depth = 195.78 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 25 km SSW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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