A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 129 km E of Anatahan, Northern Mariana Islands (80 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:47:31 / 7:47 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000dxtj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dxtj. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/04/18 / 2018-04-28 21:47:31 / April 28, 2018 @ 9:47 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20.19 km (13 miles). Exact location, longitude 146.8652° East, latitude 16.5247° North, depth = 20.19 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 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: 129 km E of Anatahan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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