A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 81 km SSW of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands (50 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/03/18 / 2018-03-10 16:18:33 / March 10, 2018 @ 4:18 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000d2sx. Unique identifier: us1000d2sx. The temblor was detected at 02:18:33 / 2:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 145.4499 East, latitude 17.4437 North, depth = 362.32 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 362.32 km (225 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 81 km SSW of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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