A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 83 km NNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (52 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 152.91 km (95 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 144.4737 East, latitude 21.1728 North, depth = 152.91 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 18:37:16 / 6:37 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70005cdd. Unique identifier: us70005cdd. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/08/19 / 2019-08-31 08:37:16 / August 31, 2019 @ 8:37 am.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 83 km NNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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