A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 104 km SSE of San Jose Village, Northern Mariana Islands (65 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 63.28 km (39 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bewd. Unique identifier: us7000bewd. Exact location of event, longitude 145.9496 East, latitude 14.0759 North, depth = 63.28 km. The temblor was reported at 01:42:21 / 1:42 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 30/08/20 / 2020-08-30 01:42:21 / August 30, 2020 @ 1:42 am UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 104 km SSE of San Jose Village, Northern Mariana Islands.
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