A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported Pagan region, Northern Mariana Islands (0 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 345.41 km (215 miles). The temblor was picked up at 12:25:41 / 12:25 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000d0n8. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000d0n8. Global time and date of event 16/01/21 / 2021-01-16 12:25:41 / January 16, 2021 @ 12:25 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 345.41 km, 145.2484° East, 18.7013° North.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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