A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported Mariana Islands region (0 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 11:40:38 / 11:40 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 24/07/20 / 2020-07-24 11:40:38 / July 24, 2020 @ 11:40 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us6000b3c3. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b3c3. Exact location of event, longitude 143.1695 East, latitude 21.6296 North, depth = 296.84 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 296.84 km (184 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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