A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes Mariana Islands region (0 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 37.2 km (23 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 14:54:07 / 2:54 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/12/20 / 2020-12-08 14:54:07 / December 8, 2020 @ 2:54 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 145.8486 East, latitude 21.0052 North, depth = 37.2 km. Event id: us7000cqbd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cqbd.
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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