A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Pagan region, Northern Mariana Islands (0 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 198.31 km (123 miles). The temblor was detected at 16:25:13 / 4:25 pm (local time epicenter). 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: 28/08/20 / 2020-08-28 16:25:13 / August 28, 2020 @ 4:25 pm. Unique identifier: us7000bgkk. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bgkk. Exact location of event, longitude 145.6172 East, latitude 18.5745 North, depth = 198.31 km.
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 two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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