A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 218 km WNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (135 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 329.85 km (205 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:05:29 / 12:05 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 329.85 km, 143.0571° East, 21.4834° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/02/18 / 2018-02-03 14:05:29 / February 3, 2018 @ 2:05 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000d22b. Id of event: us2000d22b.
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. 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-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 218 km WNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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