A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 20 km S of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (12 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/08/18 / 2018-08-18 02:50:03 / August 18, 2018 @ 2:50 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 145.6638 East, latitude 18.5801 North, depth = 197.81 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:50:03 / 12:50 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 197.81 km (123 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us1000gc2q. Event ids that are associated: us1000gc2q. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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