A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from JP Tinian Town pre-WW2 in Northern Mariana Islands. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/09/18 / 2018-09-22 00:00:31 / September 22, 2018 @ 12:00 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 146.2036 East, latitude 14.765 North, depth = 71.72 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:00:31 / 10:00 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000hihl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hihl. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 71.72 km (45 miles).
Close country/countries, Northern Mariana Islands (c. 54 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Saipan, San Jose Village. Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Saipan (c. 48 200 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from San Jose Village (c. 15 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 three and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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