A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 181 km N of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (112 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 144.6013 East, latitude 22.1564 North, depth = 35 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/09/19 / 2019-09-04 16:18:14 / September 4, 2019 @ 4:18 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70005eub. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005eub. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:18:14 / 2:18 am (local time epicenter).
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 five and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 181 km N of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands.
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