A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 95 km ENE of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands (59 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 73.14 km (45 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us1000hb3u. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hb3u. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/10/18 / 2018-10-07 10:55:49 / October 7, 2018 @ 10:55 am. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:55:49 / 8:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 146.5519° East, 18.5486° North, depth 73.14 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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