A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 151 km ENE of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands (94 miles) on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/08/18 / 2018-08-29 00:04:04 / August 29, 2018 @ 12:04 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 147.128° East, latitude 15.5253° North, depth = 40.7 km. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:04:04 / 10:04 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000gj91. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gj91. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.7 km (25 miles).
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 one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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