A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 183 km SE of Rota, Northern Mariana Islands (114 miles) on Sunday. Unique identifier: us70008ge1. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008ge1. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:42:12 / 5:42 pm (local time epicenter). 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: 22/03/20 / 2020-03-22 07:42:12 / March 22, 2020 @ 7:42 am. Exact location of event, longitude 146.545 East, latitude 13.146 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 183 km SE of Rota, Northern Mariana Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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