A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 35 km WSW of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 23:47:22 / 11:47 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 305.98 km (190 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70004q23. Id of event: us70004q23. Exact location, longitude 145.4869° East, latitude 17.9503° North, depth = 305.98 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/07/19 / 2019-07-21 13:47:22 / July 21, 2019 @ 1:47 pm.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 35 km WSW of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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