A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 218 km WNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (135 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 266.33 km (165 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:55:37 / 6:55 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003ml4. Id of event: us70003ml4. Exact location of earthquake, 143.0479° East, 21.4758° North, depth 266.33 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/05/19 / 2019-05-10 08:55:37 / May 10, 2019 @ 8:55 am.
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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 218 km WNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands.
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