A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 104 km SW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (65 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/08/18 / 2018-08-24 07:27:00 / August 24, 2018 @ 7:27 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. 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, 144.1195° East, 19.9427° North. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:27:00 / 5:27 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000h63q. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000h63q.
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 three 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 104 km SW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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