A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 30 km NNW of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands (19 miles) on Thursday. Id of earthquake: us2000cke8. Event ids that are associated: us2000cke8. The epicenter was at a depth of 185.66 km (115 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 145.6361 East, latitude 18.3569 North, depth = 185.66 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/01/18 / 2018-01-03 21:28:12 / January 3, 2018 @ 9:28 pm. The temblor was detected at 07:28:12 / 7:28 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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