A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 91 km SE of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (57 miles) on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/05/20 / 2020-05-04 13:35:18 / May 4, 2020 @ 1:35 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 145.5223° East, latitude 19.9542° North, depth = 86.98 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 86.98 km (54 miles). The temblor was reported at 23:35:18 / 11:35 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us700099sm. Ids that are associated to the event: us700099sm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 91 km SE of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands.
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