A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 268 km NNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (167 miles). The temblor was picked up at 21:47:36 / 9:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 144.0464 East, latitude 22.8244 North, depth = 35 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/09/18 / 2018-09-03 11:47:36 / September 3, 2018 @ 11:47 am. Event id: us2000hcvl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hcvl. 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days fourty-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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