A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 165 km SE of JP Tinian Town pre-WW2, Northern Mariana Islands (103 miles). 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: us1000d81v. Unique identifier: us1000d81v. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/03/18 / 2018-03-17 08:12:14 / March 17, 2018 @ 8:12 am. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:12:14 / 6:12 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 23.8 km (15 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 146.8418 East, latitude 14.0531 North, depth = 23.8 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-five 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 165 km SE of JP Tinian Town pre-WW2, Northern Mariana Islands.
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