A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 182 km N of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (113 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.41 km (15 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 21/05/19 / 2019-05-21 20:47:18 / May 21, 2019 @ 8:47 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:47:18 / 6:47 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70003t5f. Event ids that are associated: us70003t5f. Exact location of event, depth 24.41 km, 145.005° East, 22.1858° North.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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