A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 23 km NNE of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands (14 miles). The 3.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:00:33 / 1:00 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 190.92 km (119 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/03/18 / 2018-03-11 03:00:33 / March 11, 2018 @ 3:00 am. Exact location of event, longitude 145.8602 East, latitude 18.3046 North, depth = 190.92 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d6h9. Id of event: us1000d6h9.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 23 km NNE of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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