A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 196 km ESE of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands (122 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude 147.5563° East, latitude 17.6203° North, depth = 10 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:33:59 / 3:33 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000hcvt. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hcvt. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/09/18 / 2018-09-03 17:33:59 / September 3, 2018 @ 5:33 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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