A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported Pagan region, Northern Mariana Islands (0 miles) on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/02/21 / 2021-02-09 17:13:02 / February 9, 2021 @ 5:13 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 191.42 km (119 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000di2e. Unique identifier: us6000di2e. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 145.6945 East, latitude 18.3191 North, depth = 191.42 km. The temblor was detected at 17:13:02 / 5:13 pm (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 seven, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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