A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 27 km S of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands (17 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 182.12 km (113 miles). Event id: us70005rj9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005rj9. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 145.7764 East, latitude 17.8668 North, depth = 182.12 km. The temblor was picked up at 19:03:54 / 7:03 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/10/19 / 2019-10-07 09:03:54 / October 7, 2019 @ 9:03 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 27 km S of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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