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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag has occurred near Farallon de Pajaros in Northern Mariana Islands



Earthquake location 22.2479S, 144.1105WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 206 km NNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (128 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: us2000dybg. Unique identifier: us2000dybg. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/04/18 / 2018-04-11 19:50:53 / April 11, 2018 @ 7:50 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 77.14 km (48 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 144.1105 East, latitude 22.2479 North, depth = 77.14 km. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:50:53 / 5:50 am (local time epicenter).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 206 km NNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 144.1105° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 22.2479° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 77.14 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 206km NNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-04-11 19:50:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-11 20:06:47 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 354 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 5.134 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.13 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 121 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000dybg Id of event.
Event Code 2000dybg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000dybg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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