A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 210 km NW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (130 miles). Global time and date of event 10/12/19 / 2019-12-10 16:02:41 / December 10, 2019 @ 4:02 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 318.57 km (198 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 02:02:41 / 2:02 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us70006rad. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006rad. Exact location of event, depth 318.57 km, 143.2451° East, 21.6325° North.
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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 210 km NW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands.
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