A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 89 km ENE of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (55 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:01:52 / 7:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 146.4394° East, 19.1028° North, depth 131.95 km. Event id: us2000a83k. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a83k. The epicenter was at a depth of 131.95 km (82 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/08/17 / 2017-08-09 09:01:52 / August 9, 2017 @ 9:01 am UTC/GMT.
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 89 km ENE of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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