A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 162 km E of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (101 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 10:11:27 / 10:11 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 147.2067 East, latitude 18.8698 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/02/18 / 2018-02-25 00:11:27 / February 25, 2018 @ 12:11 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000dcwg. Unique identifier: us2000dcwg.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixteen 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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