A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 163 km ESE of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (101 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/02/18 / 2018-02-26 15:46:58 / February 26, 2018 @ 3:46 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000dd4f. Event ids that are associated: us2000dd4f. The temblor was picked up at 01:46:58 / 1:46 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 35 km, 146.4292° East, 20.2239° North.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 163 km ESE of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands.
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