A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes Maug Islands region, Northern Mariana Islands (0 miles) on Saturday. Exact location, longitude 144.3712° East, latitude 20.9494° North, depth = 10 km. 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). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/03/21 / 2021-03-06 20:25:21 / March 6, 2021 @ 8:25 pm. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:25:21 / 8:25 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000dgmy. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dgmy.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: Maug Islands region, Northern Mariana Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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