A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 39 km WNW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (24 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 145.3129 East, latitude 18.874 North, depth = 225.27 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000arn6. Unique identifier: us2000arn6. The temblor was detected at 01:00:20 / 1:00 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 225.27 km (140 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/09/17 / 2017-09-04 15:00:20 / September 4, 2017 @ 3:00 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 39 km WNW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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