A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 128 km NW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (80 miles) on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007m0y. Unique identifier: us10007m0y. The temblor was picked up at 12:11:50 / 12:11 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/12/16 / 2016-12-14 02:11:50 / December 14, 2016 @ 2:11 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 144.0726° East, 21.4016° North.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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