A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 11 km NNE of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (7 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/03/18 / 2018-03-07 12:36:15 / March 7, 2018 @ 12:36 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 145.7077 East, latitude 18.8657 North, depth = 201.29 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 201.29 km (125 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000d4t7. Event ids that are associated: us1000d4t7. The temblor was reported at 22:36:15 / 10:36 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. 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: 11 km NNE of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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