A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 228 km NW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (142 miles) on Thursday. Id of earthquake: us600084p7. Event ids that are associated: us600084p7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:50:13 / 8:50 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 20/02/20 / 2020-02-20 10:50:13 / February 20, 2020 @ 10:50 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 299.6 km (186 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 143.0679° East, latitude 21.6825° North, depth = 299.6 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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