A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 66 km NNW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (41 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/03/18 / 2018-03-23 15:01:07 / March 23, 2018 @ 3:01 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 145.4707° East, 19.334° North, depth 218.01 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:01:07 / 1:01 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000d80d. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d80d. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 218.01 km (135 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 three and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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