A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 36 km N of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands (22 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000gf7m. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000gf7m. Exact location of event, longitude 145.7572 East, latitude 18.4405 North, depth = 185.94 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 185.94 km (116 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/07/18 / 2018-07-24 17:08:07 / July 24, 2018 @ 5:08 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 03:08:07 / 3:08 am (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 36 km N of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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