A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 291 km E of Anatahan, Northern Mariana Islands (181 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 148.3862 East, latitude 16.541 North, depth = 40.34 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.34 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009xvl. Id of event: us20009xvl. Global time and date of event 09/07/17 / 2017-07-09 10:43:00 / July 9, 2017 @ 10:43 am UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:43:00 / 8:43 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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