A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 45 km ESE of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (28 miles). Event id: us70009mvu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009mvu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 126.38 km, 146.0701° East, 18.6334° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 126.38 km (79 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/05/20 / 2020-05-21 22:46:32 / May 21, 2020 @ 10:46 pm. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:46:32 / 8:46 am (local time epicenter).
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 seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 45 km ESE of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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