A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 86 km E of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands (53 miles) on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 21/03/18 / 2018-03-21 11:23:14 / March 21, 2018 @ 11:23 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000d711. Unique identifier: us1000d711. The temblor was detected at 21:23:14 / 9:23 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 73.8 km (46 miles). Exact location of event, depth 73.8 km, 146.5734° East, 18.2419° North.
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 seven and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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