A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 222 km ENE of Anatahan, Northern Mariana Islands (138 miles) on Saturday. Unique identifier: us20004ww4. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004ww4. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:01:24 / 8:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 46.61 km, 147.6358° East, 17.0222° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 46.61 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 30/01/16 / 2016-01-30 10:01:24 / January 30, 2016 @ 10:01 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 222 km ENE of Anatahan, Northern Mariana Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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