A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 2 km N of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (1 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/09/16 / 2016-09-08 00:52:55 / September 8, 2016 @ 12:52 am. Exact location of event, depth 194.92 km, 145.668° East, 18.7891° North. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:52:55 / 10:52 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006pq3. Id of event: us10006pq3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 194.92 km (121 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 seven, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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