A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 224 km NW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (139 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 143.1321 East, latitude 21.7028 North, depth = 303.98 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/12/19 / 2019-12-03 02:58:40 / December 3, 2019 @ 2:58 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:58:40 / 12:58 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006q8u. Id of event: us60006q8u. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 303.98 km (189 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 three and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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