A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 203 km NW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (126 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 220.46 km (137 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700059pd. Id of event: us700059pd. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:28:28 / 10:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 143.6449 East, latitude 21.9536 North, depth = 220.46 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/08/19 / 2019-08-23 00:28:28 / August 23, 2019 @ 12:28 am.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 203 km NW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands.
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