A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 167 km NW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (104 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/09/17 / 2017-09-30 20:14:48 / September 30, 2017 @ 8:14 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 64.59 km (40 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000ax99. Event ids that are associated: us2000ax99. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:14:48 / 6:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 143.8145 East, latitude 21.6564 North, depth = 64.59 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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