A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 176 km ESE of JP Tinian Town pre-WW2, Northern Mariana Islands (109 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 147.1026 East, latitude 14.2866 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:15:48 / 9:15 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/02/18 / 2018-02-24 11:15:48 / February 24, 2018 @ 11:15 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us2000db5z. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000db5z.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days twenty-two 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.
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