A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, Pagan region, Northern Mariana Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 17:50:37 / 5:50 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/08/20 / 2020-08-20 17:50:37 / August 20, 2020 @ 5:50 pm. Unique identifier: us7000bdm6. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bdm6. Exact location of event, longitude 145.6574 East, latitude 18.805 North, depth = 190.82 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 190.82 km (119 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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