A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 145 km NNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (90 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 106.69 km (66 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 144.24 East, latitude 21.7004 North, depth = 106.69 km. Event id: us20009yhd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009yhd. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/07/17 / 2017-07-20 15:43:52 / July 20, 2017 @ 3:43 pm. The temblor was reported at 01:43:52 / 1:43 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 one and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 145 km NNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands.
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