A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 20 km SSE of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (12 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000had2. Event ids that are associated: us2000had2. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:57:03 / 3:57 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 182.88 km (114 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 145.7224° East, 18.5912° North, depth 182.88 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/08/18 / 2018-08-30 17:57:03 / August 30, 2018 @ 5:57 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 20 km SSE of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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