A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 55 km NNW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (34 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 145.4798 East, latitude 19.2377 North, depth = 180.56 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 180.56 km (112 miles). The temblor was picked up at 09:35:37 / 9:35 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10007w3w. Unique identifier: us10007w3w. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/01/17 / 2017-01-29 23:35:37 / January 29, 2017 @ 11:35 pm UTC/GMT.
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 three and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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