A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 65 km SSW of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands (40 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:04:34 / 10:04 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70009jmr. Event ids that are associated: us70009jmr. Exact location of event, depth 484.21 km, 145.5261° East, 17.5708° North. Global time and date of event 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 12:04:34 / May 18, 2020 @ 12:04 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 484.21 km (301 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 four and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 65 km SSW of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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