A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes Owen Fracture Zone region (0 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us100073kw. Ids that are associated to the event: us100073kw. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/11/16 / 2016-11-01 23:18:14 / November 1, 2016 @ 11:18 pm. The temblor was detected at 03:18:14 / 3:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 56.4738° East, 14.3544° North.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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