A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 153 km ESE of Rota, Northern Mariana Islands (95 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007j8j. Id of event: us60007j8j. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:39:49 / 1:39 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/01/20 / 2020-01-17 15:39:49 / January 17, 2020 @ 3:39 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.64 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 146.5051° East, 13.598° North, depth 21.64 km.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 153 km ESE of Rota, Northern Mariana Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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