A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 216 km E of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands (134 miles) on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us100072qe. Unique identifier: us100072qe. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:31:46 / 12:31 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 25/10/16 / 2016-10-25 14:31:46 / October 25, 2016 @ 2:31 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 147.7532 East, latitude 15.4566 North, depth = 17.32 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 17.32 km (11 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 216 km E of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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