A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 160 km ESE of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands (99 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 15:18:59 / 3:18 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 147.2132° East, 14.9071° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/11/20 / 2020-11-03 15:18:59 / November 3, 2020 @ 3:18 pm. Id of earthquake: us7000cbg0. Event ids that are associated: us7000cbg0.
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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 160 km ESE of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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