A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 224 km WNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (139 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/09/16 / 2016-09-05 12:23:23 / September 5, 2016 @ 12:23 pm. Event id: us10006n32. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006n32. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 143.0587° East, 21.5935° North, depth 294.21 km. The temblor was detected at 22:23:23 / 10:23 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 294.21 km (183 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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