A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 210 km E of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands (130 miles). Global time and date of event 18/09/15 / 2015-09-18 04:52:15 / September 18, 2015 @ 4:52 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.04 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10003jhj. Unique identifier: us10003jhj. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:52:15 / 2:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 147.7008° East, latitude 15.4675° North, depth = 26.04 km.
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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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