A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 243 km NE of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands (151 miles) on Sunday. 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 49.59 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 147.1341 East, latitude 16.9611 North, depth = 49.59 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000csjc. Id of event: us6000csjc. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:58:20 / 3:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/11/20 / 2020-11-22 15:58:20 / November 22, 2020 @ 3:58 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 243 km NE of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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