A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 170 km WNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (106 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/08/19 / 2019-08-04 05:12:20 / August 4, 2019 @ 5:12 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 245.77 km (153 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:12:20 / 3:12 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us600052yq. Event ids that are associated: us600052yq. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 143.2946 East, latitude 20.8678 North, depth = 245.77 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 170 km WNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands.
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