A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 53 km N of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (33 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 145.5874° East, latitude 19.2403° North, depth = 120.74 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:21:22 / 4:21 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000d7xx. Event ids that are associated: us1000d7xx. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 120.74 km (75 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/03/18 / 2018-03-16 18:21:22 / March 16, 2018 @ 6:21 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days sixty-four 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 53 km N of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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