A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 95 km WNW of Rota, Northern Mariana Islands (59 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/04/20 / 2020-04-18 22:34:13 / April 18, 2020 @ 10:34 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 144.3398 East, latitude 14.3413 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:34:13 / 8:34 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70008zkv. Unique identifier: us70008zkv.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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