A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 144 km E of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (89 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 147.0326 East, latitude 18.7332 North, depth = 58.42 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:03:53 / 4:03 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 21/10/15 / 2015-10-21 18:03:53 / October 21, 2015 @ 6:03 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 58.42 km (36 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10003qb4. Event ids that are associated: us10003qb4.
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 two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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