A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 18 km W of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (11 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000k9p4. Id of event: us2000k9p4. Exact location, longitude 145.4911° East, latitude 18.743° North, depth = 204.92 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:51:16 / 4:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/03/19 / 2019-03-26 18:51:16 / March 26, 2019 @ 6:51 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 204.92 km (127 miles).
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 four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. 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: 18 km W of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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