A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Mariana Islands region (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29.01 km (18 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/12/20 / 2020-12-22 20:50:53 / December 22, 2020 @ 8:50 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d5hy. Id of event: us6000d5hy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 20:50:53 / 8:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 147.8142 East, latitude 17.1075 North, depth = 29.01 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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