A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 254 km NNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (158 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70005p89. Unique identifier: us70005p89. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/10/19 / 2019-10-01 06:32:19 / October 1, 2019 @ 6:32 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 16:32:19 / 4:32 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35.73 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 144.3008 East, latitude 22.766 North, depth = 35.73 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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. 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: 254 km NNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands.
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