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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Agrihan in Northern Mariana Islands

Earthquake location 18.9264S, 146.0883WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 47 km ENE of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (29 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 151.96 km (94 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us70007nut. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007nut. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:15:02 / 2:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 146.0883 East, latitude 18.9264 North, depth = 151.96 km. Global time and date of event 03/02/20 / 2020-02-03 16:15:02 / February 3, 2020 @ 4:15 pm UTC/GMT.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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: 47 km ENE of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 146.0883° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.9264° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 151.96 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 47km ENE of Agrihan, 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 2020-02-03 16:15:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-12 17:22:49 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 284 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 3.676 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.69 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 127 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 us70007nut Id of event.
Event Code 70007nut An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70007nut, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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