A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 79 km N of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (49 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us600054u3. Unique identifier: us600054u3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/08/19 / 2019-08-14 01:39:41 / August 14, 2019 @ 1:39 am. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:39:41 / 11:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 139.72 km, 145.7141° East, 19.4839° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 139.72 km (87 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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