A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 68 km NE of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (42 miles) on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004x1s. Id of event: us20004x1s. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 88.8 km (55 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:53:10 / 3:53 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 146.1848° East, latitude 19.1448° North, depth = 88.8 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/01/16 / 2016-01-31 05:53:10 / January 31, 2016 @ 5:53 am.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 68 km NE of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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