A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 263 km NW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (163 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/08/17 / 2017-08-28 23:37:04 / August 28, 2017 @ 11:37 pm. The temblor was detected at 09:37:04 / 9:37 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000acq0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000acq0. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 110.45 km (69 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 110.45 km, 143.295° East, 22.3872° North.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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