A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 49 km ENE of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands (30 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10004qti. Unique identifier: us10004qti. The temblor was detected at 22:20:03 / 10:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 119.64 km, 146.1665° East, 18.3582° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 119.64 km (74 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/02/16 / 2016-02-15 12:20:03 / February 15, 2016 @ 12:20 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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