A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 85 km ENE of Anatahan, Northern Mariana Islands (53 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 146.4039° East, 16.6485° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us700058g9. Unique identifier: us700058g9. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:49:15 / 4:49 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/08/19 / 2019-08-18 18:49:15 / August 18, 2019 @ 6:49 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 85 km ENE of Anatahan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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