A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, Mariana Islands region (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 144.5391 East, latitude 21.3275 North, depth = 63.29 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/12/20 / 2020-12-26 09:53:25 / December 26, 2020 @ 9:53 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d36a. Unique identifier: us6000d36a. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 63.29 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 09:53:25 / 9:53 am (local time epicenter).
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 one and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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