A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 98 km E of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands (61 miles). Unique identifier: us1000d2qu. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000d2qu. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 77.76 km (48 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 77.76 km, 146.6865° East, 18.2571° North. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:26:38 / 10:26 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/03/18 / 2018-03-10 12:26:38 / March 10, 2018 @ 12:26 pm UTC/GMT.
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-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 98 km E of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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