A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 293 km NE of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands (182 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dewr. Id of event: us7000dewr. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:05:38 / 5:05 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 147.7259 East, latitude 17.0596 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 25/02/21 / 2021-02-25 17:05:38 / February 25, 2021 @ 5:05 pm UTC/GMT.
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 one and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 293 km NE of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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