A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Saipan in Northern Mariana Islands. The temblor was reported at 23:29:49 / 11:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 146.0687° East, 15.7531° North, depth 127.74 km. Unique identifier: us7000912w. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000912w. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/04/20 / 2020-04-14 13:29:49 / April 14, 2020 @ 1:29 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 127.74 km (79 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Northern Mariana Islands (c. 54 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Saipan (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 69 km (43 miles) from Saipan (c. 48 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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