A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 280 km N of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands (174 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude 145.5999° East, latitude 17.7403° North, depth = 555.15 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bga4. Id of event: us7000bga4. The temblor was reported at 02:45:40 / 2:45 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 555.15 km (345 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 02/09/20 / 2020-09-02 02:45:40 / September 2, 2020 @ 2:45 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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