A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 92 km ENE of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands (57 miles). The temblor was detected at 00:40:48 / 12:40 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 80.66 km (50 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008gi9. Unique identifier: us10008gi9. Exact location of event, depth 80.66 km, 146.5297° East, 18.5369° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/04/17 / 2017-04-04 14:40:48 / April 4, 2017 @ 2:40 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ninety-one 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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