A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 109 km NNE of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (68 miles). Exact location, longitude 146.1999° East, latitude 19.6188° North, depth = 94.09 km. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:04:42 / 5:04 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000aupb. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000aupb. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 94.09 km (58 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/10/17 / 2017-10-15 07:04:42 / October 15, 2017 @ 7:04 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 109 km NNE of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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