A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 108 km N of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (67 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 39.07 km, 145.8654° East, 19.7316° North. The temblor was reported at 17:04:11 / 5:04 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70006w8k. Unique identifier: us70006w8k. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/01/20 / 2020-01-08 07:04:11 / January 8, 2020 @ 7:04 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 39.07 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 108 km N of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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