A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 248 km N of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands (154 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude 146.1081 East, latitude 17.4337 North, depth = 121.35 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bqcd. Unique identifier: us7000bqcd. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 121.35 km (75 miles). The temblor was reported at 01:32:38 / 1:32 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/09/20 / 2020-09-20 01:32:38 / September 20, 2020 @ 1:32 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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: 248 km N of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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