A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 53 km NNE of Anatahan, Northern Mariana Islands (33 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:46:14 / 11:46 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000i5wd. Id of event: us2000i5wd. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/11/18 / 2018-11-02 13:46:14 / November 2, 2018 @ 1:46 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 145.9106 East, latitude 16.7816 North, depth = 36.85 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 36.85 km (23 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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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: 53 km NNE of Anatahan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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