A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 224 km WNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (139 miles) on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/07/19 / 2019-07-31 16:10:20 / July 31, 2019 @ 4:10 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 324.28 km (201 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 143.0681° East, 21.6224° North, depth 324.28 km. Id of earthquake: us60004y0s. Event ids that are associated: us60004y0s. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:10:20 / 2:10 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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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