A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 291 km NNE of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands (181 miles) on Monday. 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 50.31 km (31 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:54:17 / 4:54 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000bpsh. Event ids that are associated: us7000bpsh. Global time and date of event 14/09/20 / 2020-09-14 04:54:17 / September 14, 2020 @ 4:54 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 146.6541° East, latitude 17.6988° North, depth = 50.31 km.
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 three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 291 km NNE of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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