A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 218 km E of Anatahan, Northern Mariana Islands (135 miles). Event id: us10004e58. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004e58. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48.45 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/01/16 / 2016-01-07 07:14:56 / January 7, 2016 @ 7:14 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:14:56 / 5:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 147.6799° East, latitude 16.7156° North, depth = 48.45 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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