A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 32 km E of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands (20 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/08/17 / 2017-08-30 10:33:02 / August 30, 2017 @ 10:33 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 149.17 km (93 miles). Event id: us2000ar5f. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ar5f. Exact location of event, longitude 146.0764 East, latitude 18.1514 North, depth = 149.17 km. The temblor was detected at 20:33:02 / 8:33 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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