A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 88 km SE of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (55 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 145.5453 East, latitude 20.0218 North, depth = 146.47 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 146.47 km (91 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us70005pef. Event ids that are associated: us70005pef. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:18:37 / 12:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/09/19 / 2019-09-23 14:18:37 / September 23, 2019 @ 2:18 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 88 km SE of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands.
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