A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 109 km ENE of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (68 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 06/01/20 / 2020-01-06 23:33:49 / January 6, 2020 @ 11:33 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007bha. Id of event: us60007bha. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:33:49 / 9:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 146.6261° East, 19.1402° North.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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