A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 10 km WNW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (6 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000edhz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000edhz. Exact location of event, longitude 145.5695 East, latitude 18.7989 North, depth = 210.03 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:51:40 / 3:51 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 210.03 km (131 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/05/18 / 2018-05-28 17:51:40 / May 28, 2018 @ 5:51 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 10 km WNW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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