A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Rota in Northern Mariana Islands. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005cbj. Id of event: us70005cbj. Exact location of event, longitude 145.6408 East, latitude 14.2541 North, depth = 75.91 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 75.91 km (47 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/08/19 / 2019-08-30 04:07:18 / August 30, 2019 @ 4:07 am. The temblor was picked up at 14:07:18 / 2:07 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Northern Mariana Islands (c. 54 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from San Jose Village (c. 15 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Jose Village (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 48 km ENE of Rota, Northern Mariana Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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