A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported Maug Islands region, Northern Mariana Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 145.1415 East, latitude 20.1559 North, depth = 186.75 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000cn2b. Event ids that are associated: us7000cn2b. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/12/20 / 2020-12-02 03:28:52 / December 2, 2020 @ 3:28 am. The temblor was detected at 03:28:52 / 3:28 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 186.75 km (116 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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