A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 187 km NW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (116 miles) on Sunday. 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 15:04:32 / 3:04 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000878x. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000878x. Exact location of event, longitude 143.8738 East, latitude 21.9314 North, depth = 149.32 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 149.32 km (93 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/03/20 / 2020-03-01 05:04:32 / March 1, 2020 @ 5:04 am.
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 five and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 187 km NW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands.
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