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Light earthquake: M4.5 quake has struck near Pagan in Northern Mariana Islands

Earthquake location 18.2566S, 145.6626WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 19 km NW of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands (12 miles) on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/06/19 / 2019-06-06 09:22:30 / June 6, 2019 @ 9:22 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 180.94 km (112 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003w8m. Id of event: us70003w8m. The temblor was detected at 19:22:30 / 7:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 145.6626 East, latitude 18.2566 North, depth = 180.94 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 19 km NW of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 145.6626° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.2566° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 180.94 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km NW of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-06 09:22:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-06 09:39:54 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 312 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 3.001 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.62 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 125 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70003w8m Id of event.
Event Code 70003w8m An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003w8m, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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