A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 139 km N of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (86 miles). Event id: us600052rn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600052rn. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 144.9597 East, latitude 21.7936 North, depth = 35 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:45:22 / 9:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/08/19 / 2019-08-09 11:45:22 / August 9, 2019 @ 11:45 am. 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. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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 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: 139 km N of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands.
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