A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported Pagan region, Northern Mariana Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. Global time and date of event 13/12/20 / 2020-12-13 14:23:06 / December 13, 2020 @ 2:23 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 145.7° East, 18.502° North, depth 201.86 km. The temblor was reported at 14:23:06 / 2:23 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 201.86 km (125 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000cru3. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cru3.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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