A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 157 km ESE of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands (98 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 147.1751 East, latitude 14.8608 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:02:43 / 2:02 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000aawe. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000aawe. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/08/17 / 2017-08-17 16:02:43 / August 17, 2017 @ 4:02 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 157 km ESE of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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