A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 68 km NE of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (42 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/02/18 / 2018-02-12 03:44:04 / February 12, 2018 @ 3:44 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 13:44:04 / 1:44 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 146.109 East, latitude 19.2206 North, depth = 35 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000d6ep. Id of event: us2000d6ep.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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: 68 km NE of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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