A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 242 km NNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (150 miles). The temblor was reported at 03:54:01 / 3:54 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 43.31 km (27 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 144.1831 East, latitude 22.6244 North, depth = 43.31 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/10/18 / 2018-10-13 17:54:01 / October 13, 2018 @ 5:54 pm. Unique identifier: us1000hbrc. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hbrc. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 242 km NNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands.
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