A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Rota in Northern Mariana Islands. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 112.95 km (70 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000913a. Unique identifier: us7000913a. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/04/20 / 2020-04-14 22:17:23 / April 14, 2020 @ 10:17 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 145.3835° East, latitude 13.9536° North, depth = 112.95 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:17:23 / 8:17 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (47 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Asan-Maina Village, Yona Village, Chalan Pago-Ordot Village.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 29 km SE of Rota, Northern Mariana Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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