A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 264 km N of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands (164 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000cpzn. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cpzn. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/11/20 / 2020-11-18 19:05:12 / November 18, 2020 @ 7:05 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 169.68 km (105 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 145.8797 East, latitude 17.6016 North, depth = 169.68 km. The temblor was picked up at 19:05:12 / 7:05 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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