A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 137 km NE of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (85 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 29/08/17 / 2017-08-29 14:09:08 / August 29, 2017 @ 2:09 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000aqzj. Unique identifier: us2000aqzj. The temblor was detected at 00:09:08 / 12:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 146.6528 East, latitude 19.5875 North, depth = 35 km.
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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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