A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 39 km NW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (24 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 221.92 km (138 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 21:53:02 / 9:53 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/04/20 / 2020-04-04 11:53:02 / April 4, 2020 @ 11:53 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us70008sdh. Unique identifier: us70008sdh. Exact location of earthquake, 145.4269° East, 19.0368° North, depth 221.92 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 39 km NW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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