A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 186 km NNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (116 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 143.918 East, latitude 21.95 North, depth = 256.58 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 256.58 km (159 miles). The temblor was reported at 23:40:25 / 11:40 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/08/19 / 2019-08-09 13:40:25 / August 9, 2019 @ 1:40 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600055zz. Id of event: us600055zz.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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: 186 km NNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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