A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 222 km WNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (138 miles) on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a441. Unique identifier: us2000a441. Exact location of event, longitude 143.0685 East, latitude 21.5903 North, depth = 314.94 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:27:21 / 1:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/08/17 / 2017-08-03 15:27:21 / August 3, 2017 @ 3:27 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 314.94 km (196 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 222 km WNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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