A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 83 km E of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands (52 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 146.5522 East, latitude 18.2371 North, depth = 70.06 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:32:25 / 10:32 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000d2r6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d2r6. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 70.06 km (44 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/03/18 / 2018-03-10 12:32:25 / March 10, 2018 @ 12:32 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 83 km E of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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