A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Anatahan in Northern Mariana Islands. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/03/18 / 2018-03-07 21:37:58 / March 7, 2018 @ 9:37 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 07:37:58 / 7:37 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000d4tl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d4tl. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 105.39 km (65 miles). Exact location, longitude 145.9419° East, latitude 15.9447° North, depth = 105.39 km.
Close country/countries, Northern Mariana Islands (c. 54 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 84 km (52 miles) from Saipan (c. 48 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Saipan (min 5000 pop).
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 54 km SSE of Anatahan, Northern Mariana Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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