A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 214 km NW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (133 miles) on Monday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:05:54 / 12:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 143.1868 East, latitude 21.616 North, depth = 315.63 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/03/17 / 2017-03-12 14:05:54 / March 12, 2017 @ 2:05 pm. Id of earthquake: us100088iy. Event ids that are associated: us100088iy. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 315.63 km (196 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 214 km NW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands.
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