A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 24 km SSE of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands (15 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004g10. Id of event: us10004g10. Exact location of earthquake, 145.8316° East, 17.8981° North, depth 81.41 km. The temblor was detected at 18:57:22 / 6:57 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 15/01/16 / 2016-01-15 08:57:22 / January 15, 2016 @ 8:57 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 81.41 km (51 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 24 km SSE of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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