A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 37 km SSW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (23 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 182.31 km, 145.5732° East, 18.4447° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/09/16 / 2016-09-16 09:28:36 / September 16, 2016 @ 9:28 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 19:28:36 / 7:28 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006q2x. Unique identifier: us10006q2x. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 182.31 km (113 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 37 km SSW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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