A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 89 km S of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands (55 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008sh5. Unique identifier: us20008sh5. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 442.03 km (275 miles). The temblor was detected at 08:37:44 / 8:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 145.6218 East, latitude 17.3139 North, depth = 442.03 km. Global time and date of event 08/03/17 / 2017-03-08 22:37:44 / March 8, 2017 @ 10:37 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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