A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 40 km W of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands (25 miles) on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009na2. Unique identifier: us70009na2. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 284.19 km (177 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 14:57:16 / 2:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 145.3902 East, latitude 18.1641 North, depth = 284.19 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 04:57:16 / May 16, 2020 @ 4:57 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. 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: 40 km W of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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