A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 224 km WNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (139 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 287.79 km (179 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000jbvp. Event ids that are associated: us2000jbvp. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/01/19 / 2019-01-17 14:02:38 / January 17, 2019 @ 2:02 pm. Exact location, longitude 143.0863° East, latitude 21.6372° North, depth = 287.79 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:02:38 / 12:02 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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