A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 201 km NNE of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands (125 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 54.38 km (34 miles). The temblor was detected at 11:22:09 / 11:22 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/08/20 / 2020-08-08 11:22:09 / August 8, 2020 @ 11:22 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000be2z. Id of event: us6000be2z. Exact location of event, depth 54.38 km, 146.3138° East, 16.9497° North.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 201 km NNE of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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