A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 83 km S of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands (52 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 179.56 km (112 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us70009cft. Event ids that are associated: us70009cft. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/05/20 / 2020-05-03 23:22:01 / May 3, 2020 @ 11:22 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 145.807 East, latitude 17.3609 North, depth = 179.56 km. The temblor was picked up at 09:22:01 / 9:22 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 83 km S of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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