A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 274 km N of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (170 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude 144.4947 East, latitude 22.9912 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70008hff. Unique identifier: us70008hff. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:51:37 / 8:51 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/03/20 / 2020-03-23 22:51:37 / March 23, 2020 @ 10:51 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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