A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 172 km ESE of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands (107 miles) on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005umx. Id of event: us70005umx. Exact location of event, longitude 147.1767 East, latitude 17.3332 North, depth = 41.63 km. Global time and date of event 16/10/19 / 2019-10-16 15:11:00 / October 16, 2019 @ 3:11 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.63 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 01:11:00 / 1:11 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 172 km ESE of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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