A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 217 km NW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (135 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:21:38 / 2:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 143.1837 East, latitude 21.664 North, depth = 290.94 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/03/20 / 2020-03-30 04:21:38 / March 30, 2020 @ 4:21 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us70008ii0. Unique identifier: us70008ii0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 290.94 km (181 miles).
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 four and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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