A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 82 km NW of Anatahan, Northern Mariana Islands (51 miles). Exact location of event, depth 156.72 km, 145.0618° East, 16.8284° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 156.72 km (97 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000blji. Id of event: us2000blji. The temblor was picked up at 08:48:04 / 8:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/11/17 / 2017-11-01 22:48:04 / November 1, 2017 @ 10:48 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight 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. 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 82 km NW of Anatahan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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