A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 55 km ESE of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (34 miles). The temblor was detected at 00:10:55 / 12:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 145.3685° East, latitude 20.3116° North, depth = 126.62 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000745v. Id of event: us1000745v. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/10/16 / 2016-10-31 14:10:55 / October 31, 2016 @ 2:10 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 126.62 km (79 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 three and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 55 km ESE of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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