A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 268 km WNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (167 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.6831 East, latitude 21.7893 North, depth = 279.64 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 279.64 km (174 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000bqhy. Event ids that are associated: us2000bqhy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 07:50:29 / 7:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/11/17 / 2017-11-10 21:50:29 / November 10, 2017 @ 9:50 pm.
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 268 km WNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands.
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