A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Pagan region, Northern Mariana Islands (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/10/20 / 2020-10-27 03:09:26 / October 27, 2020 @ 3:09 am. Unique identifier: us7000c82a. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000c82a. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 145.4239 East, latitude 18.6808 North, depth = 273.65 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 273.65 km (170 miles). The temblor was detected at 03:09:26 / 3:09 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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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. 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: Pagan region, Northern Mariana Islands.
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