A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 47 km E of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (29 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, 146.118° East, 18.7889° North, depth 73.54 km. The temblor was reported at 09:55:51 / 9:55 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us600056ja. Ids that are associated to the event: us600056ja. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 73.54 km (46 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/08/19 / 2019-08-17 23:55:51 / August 17, 2019 @ 11:55 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 47 km E of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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