A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 48 km SW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (30 miles). Exact location, longitude 145.3279° East, latitude 18.4763° North, depth = 196.14 km. Event id: us2000adg8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000adg8. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:36:51 / 1:36 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/08/17 / 2017-08-27 15:36:51 / August 27, 2017 @ 3:36 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 196.14 km (122 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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