A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 203 km N of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands (126 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:15:20 / 6:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 145.4309 East, latitude 17.0214 North, depth = 313.74 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 313.74 km (195 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/08/20 / 2020-08-24 18:15:20 / August 24, 2020 @ 6:15 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bc60. Id of event: us7000bc60.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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