A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 19 km W of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (12 miles) on Monday. Exact location, longitude 145.4851° East, latitude 18.7451° North, depth = 578.14 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/04/20 / 2020-04-06 13:49:13 / April 6, 2020 @ 1:49 pm. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:49:13 / 11:49 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70008sir. Unique identifier: us70008sir. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 578.14 km (359 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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