A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 80 km ENE of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands (50 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude 146.4778 East, latitude 18.3713 North, depth = 70.4 km. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:40:03 / 8:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/03/19 / 2019-03-02 22:40:03 / March 2, 2019 @ 10:40 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us1000jdq7. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jdq7. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 70.4 km (44 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 80 km ENE of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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