A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 12 km NNE of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (7 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/10/19 / 2019-10-06 21:21:00 / October 6, 2019 @ 9:21 pm. Exact location of event, depth 119.94 km, 144.9436° East, 20.6405° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 119.94 km (75 miles). Event id: us70005rf2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005rf2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:21:00 / 7:21 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 12 km NNE of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands.
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