A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 1120 km NNW of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands (696 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 18:51:35 / 6:51 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a1p0. Id of event: us6000a1p0. Exact location of event, longitude 141.3848 East, latitude 24.4569 North, depth = 203.42 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 203.42 km (126 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/05/20 / 2020-05-21 18:51:35 / May 21, 2020 @ 6:51 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 1120 km NNW of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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