A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 224 km ESE of Rota, Northern Mariana Islands (139 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 147.1708 East, latitude 13.5135 North, depth = 23.46 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/02/17 / 2017-02-10 08:38:47 / February 10, 2017 @ 8:38 am. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:38:47 / 6:38 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008led. Unique identifier: us20008led. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 23.46 km (15 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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