A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 79 km N of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (49 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 136.11 km (85 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jc1h. Id of event: us2000jc1h. Exact location of event, longitude 145.7392 East, latitude 19.4809 North, depth = 136.11 km. The temblor was detected at 06:18:01 / 6:18 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/01/19 / 2019-01-20 20:18:01 / January 20, 2019 @ 8:18 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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