A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, Pagan region, Northern Mariana Islands (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 145.429 East, latitude 18.8202 North, depth = 268.77 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 268.77 km (167 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000d6pw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d6pw. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/12/20 / 2020-12-29 00:00:38 / December 29, 2020 @ 12:00 am. The temblor was reported at 00:00:38 / 12:00 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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