A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Anatahan region, Northern Mariana Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:12:14 / 2:12 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000crac. Id of event: us7000crac. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 146.6152 East, latitude 16.9977 North, depth = 47.63 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 47.63 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 10/12/20 / 2020-12-10 14:12:14 / December 10, 2020 @ 2:12 pm UTC/GMT.
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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: Anatahan region, Northern Mariana Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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