A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 38 km WNW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (24 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 234.42 km (146 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 12:40:42 / 12:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 145.3494 East, latitude 18.9463 North, depth = 234.42 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/03/19 / 2019-03-20 02:40:42 / March 20, 2019 @ 2:40 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us1000jizt. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jizt.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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 five and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 38 km WNW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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