A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 127 km WSW of San Jose Village, Northern Mariana Islands (79 miles) on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/10/20 / 2020-10-05 18:59:13 / October 5, 2020 @ 6:59 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 144.4662° East, 14.7001° North, depth 10 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:59:13 / 6:59 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c72i. Unique identifier: us6000c72i. 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 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 five and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 127 km WSW of San Jose Village, Northern Mariana Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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