A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 51 km WSW of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands (32 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:09:32 / 12:09 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009z0l. Id of event: us20009z0l. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 193.73 km (120 miles). Global time and date of event 17/07/17 / 2017-07-17 14:09:32 / July 17, 2017 @ 2:09 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 145.3492 East, latitude 17.8763 North, depth = 193.73 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 51 km WSW of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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