A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported Pagan region, Northern Mariana Islands (0 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 227.93 km (142 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/10/20 / 2020-10-06 09:11:18 / October 6, 2020 @ 9:11 am UTC/GMT. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:11:18 / 9:11 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000c73a. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c73a. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 145.1221 East, latitude 18.4258 North, depth = 227.93 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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