A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 263 km NE of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands (163 miles) on Thursday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/08/20 / 2020-08-27 07:00:42 / August 27, 2020 @ 7:00 am. The temblor was detected at 07:00:42 / 7:00 am (local time epicenter). 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. Exact location of earthquake, 147.4926° East, 16.9047° North, depth 10 km. Id of earthquake: us7000bdk6. Event ids that are associated: us7000bdk6.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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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: 263 km NE of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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