A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 111 km ENE of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (69 miles) on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/08/17 / 2017-08-08 08:34:11 / August 8, 2017 @ 8:34 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 18:34:11 / 6:34 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 54.63 km (34 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 146.5551 East, latitude 19.3224 North, depth = 54.63 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a7bu. Unique identifier: us2000a7bu.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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