A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 427 km N of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands (265 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 205.1 km (127 miles). The temblor was detected at 06:10:20 / 6:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/05/20 / 2020-05-03 06:10:20 / May 3, 2020 @ 6:10 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009cf4. Id of event: us70009cf4. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 145.4475 East, latitude 19.0658 North, depth = 205.1 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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