A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Pagan region, Northern Mariana Islands (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 145.5939° East, 18.4058° North, depth 184.45 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 184.45 km (115 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 15:28:41 / 3:28 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/01/21 / 2021-01-26 15:28:41 / January 26, 2021 @ 3:28 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000d3gw. Unique identifier: us7000d3gw.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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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