A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 135 km SE of Rota, Northern Mariana Islands (84 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/04/18 / 2018-04-10 06:46:41 / April 10, 2018 @ 6:46 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 146.2146 East, latitude 13.4237 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:46:41 / 4:46 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000dxdt. Unique identifier: us2000dxdt.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-six 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. 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: 135 km SE of Rota, Northern Mariana Islands.
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