A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 131 km SE of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands (81 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000b22z. Unique identifier: us2000b22z. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 55.46 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 23:44:50 / 11:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 146.7684° East, 17.3984° North, depth 55.46 km. Global time and date of event 01/10/17 / 2017-10-01 13:44:50 / October 1, 2017 @ 1:44 pm UTC/GMT.
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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