A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 111 km NNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (69 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 144.3857 East, latitude 21.4254 North, depth = 80.36 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/02/19 / 2019-02-13 18:41:04 / February 13, 2019 @ 6:41 pm. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:41:04 / 4:41 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000jnlb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jnlb. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 80.36 km (50 miles).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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