A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 253 km NW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (157 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/03/18 / 2018-03-12 19:59:46 / March 12, 2018 @ 7:59 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 271.18 km (169 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d3g7. Id of event: us1000d3g7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 05:59:46 / 5:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 142.9696° East, latitude 21.9435° North, depth = 271.18 km.
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 twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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