A 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.
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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.
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