A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 4 km N of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (2 miles) on Friday. Id of earthquake: us100097az. Event ids that are associated: us100097az. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 206.58 km (128 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 00:15:34 / 12:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 145.6602 East, latitude 18.8066 North, depth = 206.58 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 14:15:34 / July 6, 2017 @ 2:15 pm UTC/GMT. 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 three and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one 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. 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: 4 km N of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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