A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 13 km NNW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (8 miles) on Friday. The temblor was reported at 15:57:55 / 3:57 pm (local time epicenter). 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: 11/12/15 / 2015-12-11 05:57:55 / December 11, 2015 @ 5:57 am. Event id: us20004hc3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004hc3. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 214.93 km (134 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 145.5968° East, latitude 18.8728° North, depth = 214.93 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km NNW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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