A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 27 km S of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (17 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 145.6653 East, latitude 18.5188 North, depth = 196.29 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:58:04 / 10:58 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000awlc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000awlc. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 196.29 km (122 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/10/17 / 2017-10-17 00:58:04 / October 17, 2017 @ 12:58 am.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy-five 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.
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