A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 98 km E of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands (61 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:21:05 / 12:21 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/05/16 / 2016-05-27 14:21:05 / May 27, 2016 @ 2:21 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 52.16 km, 146.6913° East, 17.9682° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 52.16 km (32 miles). Event id: us20005yih. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005yih.
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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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