A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Rota in Northern Mariana Islands on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 185.19 km (115 miles). Global time and date of event 01/09/19 / 2019-09-01 05:54:37 / September 1, 2019 @ 5:54 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 144.7619 East, latitude 14.0721 North, depth = 185.19 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 15:54:37 / 3:54 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70005ct3. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005ct3.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Merizo Village, Inarajan Village, Umatac Village (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 62 km (39 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 48 km W of Rota, Northern Mariana Islands.
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