A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 224 km NW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (139 miles) on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us70008hf6. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008hf6. The temblor was picked up at 03:53:43 / 3:53 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 289.79 km (180 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 143.1861° East, 21.781° North, depth 289.79 km. Global time and date of event 23/03/20 / 2020-03-23 17:53:43 / March 23, 2020 @ 5:53 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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