A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 153 km ESE of Rota, Northern Mariana Islands (95 miles). Global time and date of event 22/02/20 / 2020-02-22 03:19:28 / February 22, 2020 @ 3:19 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000859z. Id of event: us6000859z. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:19:28 / 1:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 146.4085° East, 13.4258° North.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 153 km ESE of Rota, Northern Mariana Islands.
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