A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 26 km SE of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands (16 miles) on Tuesday. Event id: us60004x79. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60004x79. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 147.87 km (92 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/07/19 / 2019-07-29 23:18:07 / July 29, 2019 @ 11:18 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 09:18:07 / 9:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 145.9403° East, 17.9334° North, depth 147.87 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 26 km SE of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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