A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 28 km W of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (17 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 193.9 km (120 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/08/16 / 2016-08-30 16:43:58 / August 30, 2016 @ 4:43 pm. Exact location of event, depth 193.9 km, 145.3987° East, 18.7413° North. The temblor was picked up at 02:43:58 / 2:43 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10006rja. Event ids that are associated: us10006rja.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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