A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 180 km SE of Rota, Northern Mariana Islands (112 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 146.5122 East, latitude 13.1415 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 07:16:18 / 7:16 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/03/20 / 2020-03-22 21:16:18 / March 22, 2020 @ 9:16 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us70008ged. Unique identifier: us70008ged.
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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 180 km SE of Rota, Northern Mariana Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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