A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 17 km W of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (11 miles). Unique identifier: us10006edb. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006edb. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/08/16 / 2016-08-12 08:42:59 / August 12, 2016 @ 8:42 am. 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 18:42:59 / 6:42 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 203.12 km (126 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 145.504° East, 18.7416° North, depth 203.12 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days sixty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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