A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 150 km ESE of JP Tinian Town pre-WW2, Northern Mariana Islands (93 miles) on Friday. Exact location, longitude 146.8822° East, latitude 14.3838° North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000h63l. Id of event: us2000h63l. 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 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 15:09:05 / 3:09 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/08/18 / 2018-08-24 05:09:05 / August 24, 2018 @ 5:09 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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