A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 101 km E of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (63 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/08/19 / 2019-08-27 15:45:13 / August 27, 2019 @ 3:45 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 145.8664 East, latitude 20.487 North, depth = 39.42 km. Unique identifier: us700058st. Ids that are associated to the event: us700058st. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:45:13 / 1:45 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.42 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 eight 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 101 km E of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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