A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 86 km N of Anatahan, Northern Mariana Islands (53 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 189.7 km (118 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/05/17 / 2017-05-13 10:53:18 / May 13, 2017 @ 10:53 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 20:53:18 / 8:53 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 145.5697° East, latitude 17.1297° North, depth = 189.7 km. Id of earthquake: us10008wfp. Event ids that are associated: us10008wfp.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 86 km N of Anatahan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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