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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 30 km NNW of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands

Earthquake location 18.3569S, 145.6361WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 30 km NNW of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands (19 miles) on Thursday. Id of earthquake: us2000cke8. Event ids that are associated: us2000cke8. The epicenter was at a depth of 185.66 km (115 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 145.6361 East, latitude 18.3569 North, depth = 185.66 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/01/18 / 2018-01-03 21:28:12 / January 3, 2018 @ 9:28 pm. The temblor was detected at 07:28:12 / 7:28 am (local time epicenter).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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: 30 km NNW of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 145.6361° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.3569° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 185.66 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 30km NNW of Pagan, 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 2018-01-03 21:28:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-01-19 06:02:43 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 284 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 3.102 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.88 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 86 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 us2000cke8 Id of event.
Event Code 2000cke8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000cke8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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