A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 241 km NW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (150 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 120.66 km (75 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/12/19 / 2019-12-30 06:22:42 / December 30, 2019 @ 6:22 am. 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: us7000705w. Unique identifier: us7000705w. Exact location of event, longitude 143.4716 East, latitude 22.2624 North, depth = 120.66 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:22:42 / 4:22 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 241 km NW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands.
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