A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 106 km WNW of Northern Islands Municipality – Mayor’s Office, Northern Mariana Islands (66 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 144.8395° East, 15.6543° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/07/18 / 2018-07-19 13:07:32 / July 19, 2018 @ 1:07 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000gcuc. Event ids that are associated: us2000gcuc. The temblor was picked up at 23:07:32 / 11:07 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 106 km WNW of Northern Islands Municipality – Mayor’s Office, Northern Mariana Islands.
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