A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 77 km SSW of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands (48 miles) on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/01/16 / 2016-01-03 19:03:29 / January 3, 2016 @ 7:03 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 345.69 km (215 miles). The 3.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:03:29 / 5:03 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10004dzd. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004dzd. Exact location of event, depth 345.69 km, 145.5588° East, 17.4401° North.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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