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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag has occurred near San Jose Village in Northern Mariana Islands

Earthquake location 14.3363S, 146.2746WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 99 km SE of San Jose Village, Northern Mariana Islands (62 miles) on Tuesday. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:09:18 / 12:09 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 11/06/24 / 2024-06-11 00:09:18 / June 11, 2024 @ 12:09 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000n8ak. Unique identifier: us6000n8ak. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 89.52 km (56 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 146.2746 East, latitude 14.3363 North, depth = 89.52 km.

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 99 km SE of San Jose Village, Northern Mariana Islands.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 146.2746° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.3363° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 89.52 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 99 km SE of San Jose Village, Northern Mariana Islands Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-06-11 00:09:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-07-09 04:09:16 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 271 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 12 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.007 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.75 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 145 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000n8ak Id of event.
Event Code 6000n8ak An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000n8ak, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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