A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, Mariana Islands region (0 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 302.23 km (188 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/08/20 / 2020-08-27 05:06:55 / August 27, 2020 @ 5:06 am. Id of earthquake: us7000bdjb. Event ids that are associated: us7000bdjb. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 143.047° East, latitude 21.6505° North, depth = 302.23 km. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:06:55 / 5:06 am (local time epicenter).
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. 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 twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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