A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 269 km NNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (167 miles). Global time and date of event 23/03/20 / 2020-03-23 01:38:12 / March 23, 2020 @ 1:38 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 144.1135° East, 22.8603° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008eb5. Id of event: us70008eb5. The temblor was detected at 11:38:12 / 11:38 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. 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 three and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 269 km NNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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