A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 32 km S of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (20 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 145.6248° East, 18.4792° North, depth 188.52 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 188.52 km (117 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/12/19 / 2019-12-12 17:52:00 / December 12, 2019 @ 5:52 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us70006nqm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006nqm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:52:00 / 3:52 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
Did you feel the quake?
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: 32 km S of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands.
Copyright © 2019 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.