A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 25 km ESE of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (16 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/01/19 / 2019-01-19 06:42:05 / January 19, 2019 @ 6:42 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 168.4 km (105 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:42:05 / 4:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 168.4 km, 145.9027° East, 18.7158° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jbzq. Id of event: us2000jbzq.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 25 km ESE of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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