A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported Maug Islands region, Northern Mariana Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 144.5336 East, latitude 20.9001 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us7000dgsr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dgsr. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 07/03/21 / 2021-03-07 07:20:31 / March 7, 2021 @ 7:20 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:20:31 / 7:20 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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