A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 282 km NW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (175 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 191.98 km (119 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/04/18 / 2018-04-12 09:38:42 / April 12, 2018 @ 9:38 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:38:42 / 7:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 191.98 km, 143.0219° East, 22.3838° North. Event id: us2000dysc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dysc.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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