A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Rota in Northern Mariana Islands on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 182.6 km (113 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/01/19 / 2019-01-01 13:34:51 / January 1, 2019 @ 1:34 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000iznb. Unique identifier: us2000iznb. Exact location of earthquake, 144.6511° East, 14.0944° North, depth 182.6 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:34:51 / 11:34 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Merizo Village, Inarajan Village, Umatac Village. Earthquake epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop). Close country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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