A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 42 km NW of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands (26 miles). 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: 01/05/20 / 2020-05-01 15:11:43 / May 1, 2020 @ 3:11 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009898. Unique identifier: us70009898. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 295.44 km (184 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:11:43 / 1:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 145.4507° East, latitude 18.3443° North, depth = 295.44 km.
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 three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 42 km NW of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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