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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag has occurred near Pagan in Northern Mariana Islands

Earthquake location 17.8855S, 145.398WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 46 km WSW of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands (29 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/01/20 / 2020-01-22 14:59:02 / January 22, 2020 @ 2:59 pm. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:59:02 / 12:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 145.398 East, latitude 17.8855 North, depth = 328.82 km. Event id: us60007liu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007liu. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 328.82 km (204 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-three 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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 46 km WSW of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 145.398° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.8855° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 328.82 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 46km WSW of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-01-22 14:59:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-08 10:34:18 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 259 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.656 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.42 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 138 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us60007liu Id of event.
Event Code 60007liu An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60007liu, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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