A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes Mariana Islands region (0 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 117.22 km (73 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 29/08/20 / 2020-08-29 09:49:51 / August 29, 2020 @ 9:49 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us7000bert. Event ids that are associated: us7000bert. Exact location, longitude 144.0582° East, latitude 21.6741° North, depth = 117.22 km. The temblor was reported at 09:49:51 / 9:49 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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