A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 221 km WNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (137 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 143.0904° East, 21.5924° North, depth 300.61 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000i1yh. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000i1yh. The temblor was reported at 11:03:02 / 11:03 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 300.61 km (187 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/11/18 / 2018-11-28 01:03:02 / November 28, 2018 @ 1:03 am.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 221 km WNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands.
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