A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 28 km ESE of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (17 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 145.9126° East, 18.6644° North, depth 149.64 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/04/20 / 2020-04-17 23:33:51 / April 17, 2020 @ 11:33 pm. The temblor was detected at 09:33:51 / 9:33 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70008z0b. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008z0b. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 149.64 km (93 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 28 km ESE of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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