A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 39 km W of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (24 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 199.22 km, 145.2967° East, 18.7106° North. The temblor was detected at 11:58:28 / 11:58 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/06/19 / 2019-06-19 01:58:28 / June 19, 2019 @ 1:58 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 199.22 km (124 miles) below the earth’s surface. 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: us700045zt. Id of event: us700045zt.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 39 km W of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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