A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 253 km NW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (157 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 187.88 km, 143.2484° East, 22.233° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/12/16 / 2016-12-26 03:27:17 / December 26, 2016 @ 3:27 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 187.88 km (117 miles). The temblor was detected at 13:27:17 / 1:27 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007mtc. Id of event: us10007mtc.
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-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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