A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 133 km NNW of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands (83 miles) on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bpfd. Unique identifier: us7000bpfd. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:44:35 / 3:44 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/09/20 / 2020-09-13 03:44:35 / September 13, 2020 @ 3:44 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 232.03 km (144 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 145.3722 East, latitude 16.3622 North, depth = 232.03 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 133 km NNW of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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