A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 212 km WNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (132 miles) on Friday. Global time and date of event 08/11/19 / 2019-11-08 07:25:51 / November 8, 2019 @ 7:25 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 143.1349 East, latitude 21.5115 North, depth = 316 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 316 km (196 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 17:25:51 / 5:25 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000691q. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000691q. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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