A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 128 km SSW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (80 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 144.351° East, 19.4974° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 13:10:21 / 1:10 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70005ah1. Event ids that are associated: us70005ah1. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/08/19 / 2019-08-31 03:10:21 / August 31, 2019 @ 3:10 am.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 128 km SSW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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