A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 208 km WNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (129 miles) on Monday. Exact location, longitude 143.1791° East, latitude 21.5152° North, depth = 324.11 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 16:51:47 / May 17, 2020 @ 4:51 pm. The temblor was detected at 02:51:47 / 2:51 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 324.11 km (201 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us70009nei. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009nei.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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