A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 249 km NW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (155 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 104.01 km, 143.5282° East, 22.3883° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us70005a5s. Unique identifier: us70005a5s. The temblor was detected at 20:06:41 / 8:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/08/19 / 2019-08-30 10:06:41 / August 30, 2019 @ 10:06 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 104.01 km (65 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 249 km NW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands.
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