A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 268 km NE of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands (167 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/08/20 / 2020-08-03 12:45:52 / August 3, 2020 @ 12:45 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us6000b8pv. Event ids that are associated: us6000b8pv. Exact location of earthquake, 147.4263° East, 17.0183° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 12:45:52 / 12:45 pm (local time epicenter).
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 three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. 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: 268 km NE of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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