A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 28 km SSE of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (17 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 145.7428 East, latitude 18.523 North, depth = 438.21 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003le2. Id of event: us10003le2. The temblor was detected at 21:56:03 / 9:56 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 23/09/15 / 2015-09-23 11:56:03 / September 23, 2015 @ 11:56 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 438.21 km (272 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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