A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 4 km WSW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (2 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/12/19 / 2019-12-30 14:07:14 / December 30, 2019 @ 2:07 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 145.6279 East, latitude 18.7449 North, depth = 223.16 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:07:14 / 12:07 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000705y. Event ids that are associated: us7000705y. The epicenter was at a depth of 223.16 km (139 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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