A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 76 km S of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands (47 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 273.37 km, 145.6671° East, 17.4309° North. Unique identifier: us1000ggr5. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000ggr5. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/08/18 / 2018-08-18 00:38:24 / August 18, 2018 @ 12:38 am. The temblor was detected at 10:38:24 / 10:38 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 273.37 km (170 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 76 km S of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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