A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, Rota region, Northern Mariana Islands kilometers (0 miles) from Rota region, Northern Mariana Islands. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/01/21 / 2021-01-29 22:33:49 / January 29, 2021 @ 10:33 pm. The temblor was picked up at 22:33:49 / 10:33 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000dd3m. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dd3m. Exact location of event, depth 107.58 km, 145.1514° East, 14.1773° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 107.58 km (67 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). Event epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Chalan Pago-Ordot Village (c. 6 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yona Village, Piti Village, Chalan Pago-Ordot Village (min 5000 pop).
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 fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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