A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 173 km ESE of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands (107 miles). The temblor was detected at 14:52:21 / 2:52 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000casq. Id of event: us7000casq. Exact location of earthquake, 147.3207° East, 14.8466° North, depth 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/10/20 / 2020-10-30 14:52:21 / October 30, 2020 @ 2:52 pm.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 173 km ESE of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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