A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 167 km NNE of Rumung, Micronesia (104 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 48.61 km (30 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 48.61 km, 138.6438° East, 11.0546° North. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:48:18 / 9:48 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10004ewt. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004ewt. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/01/16 / 2016-01-11 12:48:18 / January 11, 2016 @ 12:48 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 167 km NNE of Rumung, Micronesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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