A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 228 km NW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (142 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 143.2749° East, 21.9366° North, depth 189.25 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/07/17 / 2017-07-15 17:29:26 / July 15, 2017 @ 5:29 pm. The temblor was reported at 03:29:26 / 3:29 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20009yey. Event ids that are associated: us20009yey. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 189.25 km (118 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
Did you feel the quake?
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: 228 km NW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.