A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 9 km WNW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/02/20 / 2020-02-23 05:02:56 / February 23, 2020 @ 5:02 am UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:02:56 / 3:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 145.5812 East, latitude 18.7864 North, depth = 202.04 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 202.04 km (126 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600085xx. Id of event: us600085xx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km WNW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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