A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 201 km ENE of Anatahan, Northern Mariana Islands (125 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bff5. Id of event: us2000bff5. The temblor was reported at 15:39:14 / 3:39 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/11/17 / 2017-11-02 05:39:14 / November 2, 2017 @ 5:39 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 147.4588 East, latitude 16.9385 North, depth = 35 km.
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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 201 km ENE of Anatahan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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