A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 48 km SW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (30 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 06:49:48 / 6:49 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/03/17 / 2017-03-03 20:49:48 / March 3, 2017 @ 8:49 pm. Event id: us10008886. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008886. Exact location of event, longitude 145.4003 East, latitude 18.4068 North, depth = 107.76 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 107.76 km (67 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 three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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