A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 115 km NW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (71 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/12/18 / 2018-12-02 23:40:36 / December 2, 2018 @ 11:40 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 144.8424° East, 19.461° North, depth 412.58 km. The temblor was reported at 09:40:36 / 9:40 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 412.58 km (256 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000i46n. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000i46n.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 115 km NW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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