A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 194 km NNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (121 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 62.12 km (39 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/09/19 / 2019-09-29 03:48:18 / September 29, 2019 @ 3:48 am. Exact location of event, depth 62.12 km, 144.4541° East, 22.2441° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us70005ncu. Unique identifier: us70005ncu. The temblor was detected at 13:48:18 / 1:48 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 194 km NNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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