A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 34 km WNW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (21 miles). Event id: us1000jbbn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jbbn. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 24/02/19 / 2019-02-24 12:35:49 / February 24, 2019 @ 12:35 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 237.4 km (148 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 22:35:49 / 10:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 145.3808° East, 18.9127° North, depth 237.4 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 34 km WNW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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