A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 240 km ENE of Anatahan, Northern Mariana Islands (149 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 147.8403° East, 16.919° North. Event id: us2000adix. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000adix. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:32:57 / 11:32 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/08/17 / 2017-08-28 13:32:57 / August 28, 2017 @ 1:32 pm UTC/GMT.
Each 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. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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