A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 822 km NNW of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands (511 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000a1p8. Unique identifier: us6000a1p8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 143.6183 East, latitude 22.3574 North, depth = 130.17 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:24:19 / 9:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/05/20 / 2020-05-21 21:24:19 / May 21, 2020 @ 9:24 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 130.17 km (81 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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