A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 129 km E of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (80 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/07/18 / 2018-07-14 05:09:49 / July 14, 2018 @ 5:09 am. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 146.8952° East, 18.8244° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000g4wb. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000g4wb. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:09:49 / 3:09 pm (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 129 km E of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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