A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Rota in Northern Mariana Islands on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 22:37:33 / 10:37 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000d9qj. Id of event: us2000d9qj. Exact location of event, depth 96.66 km, 145.4836° East, 13.6423° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/03/18 / 2018-03-01 12:37:33 / March 1, 2018 @ 12:37 pm UTC/GMT. 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 96.66 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Agat Village, Santa Rita Village, Inarajan Village. Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 seven and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 64 km SSE of Rota, Northern Mariana Islands.
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