A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 55 km N of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (34 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 145.669 East, latitude 19.2702 North, depth = 151.26 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 151.26 km (94 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007jxs. Id of event: us70007jxs. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/01/20 / 2020-01-26 19:06:09 / January 26, 2020 @ 7:06 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:06:09 / 5:06 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 55 km N of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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