A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 48 kilometers (30 miles) from San Jose Village in Northern Mariana Islands on Thursday. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:35:35 / 5:35 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/05/20 / 2020-05-28 17:35:35 / May 28, 2020 @ 5:35 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 146.0316° East, 14.7828° North, depth 56.7 km. Unique identifier: us6000a607. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000a607. The epicenter was at a depth of 56.7 km (35 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Saipan, San Jose Village (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Northern Mariana Islands (c. 54 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Saipan (c. 48 200 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from San Jose Village (c. 15 000 pop).
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 two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 48 km ESE of San Jose Village, Northern Mariana Islands.
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