Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today


Light World Earthquakes Magnitude 4-4.9

Light earthquake, 4.6 mag strikes near Farallon de Pajaros in Northern Mariana Islands



Earthquake location 22.5385S, 144.436WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 226 km NNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (140 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The temblor was reported at 22:46:40 / 10:46 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000bkcg. Event ids that are associated: us2000bkcg. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 144.436 East, latitude 22.5385 North, depth = 35 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/10/17 / 2017-10-30 12:46:40 / October 30, 2017 @ 12:46 pm UTC/GMT.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

Did you feel anything?

Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 226 km NNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands.

Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.



More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 144.436° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 22.5385° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 226km NNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-10-30 12:46:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-13 07:58:27 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 326 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 4.976 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.6 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 154 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000bkcg Id of event.
Event Code 2000bkcg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000bkcg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply