A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 95 km E of Anatahan, Northern Mariana Islands (59 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 146.5523° East, 16.2565° North, depth 30.37 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.37 km (19 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/08/19 / 2019-08-18 18:55:15 / August 18, 2019 @ 6:55 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600056s1. Id of event: us600056s1. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:55:15 / 4:55 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 95 km E of Anatahan, Northern Mariana Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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