A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 37 km SW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (23 miles). Unique identifier: us20009pbj. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009pbj. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 18:54:05 / 6:54 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 224.28 km (139 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 145.3982° East, 18.5417° North, depth 224.28 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/06/17 / 2017-06-20 08:54:05 / June 20, 2017 @ 8:54 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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