A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 91 km NW of Rota, Northern Mariana Islands (57 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 144.5987 East, latitude 14.7328 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/03/17 / 2017-03-26 08:04:42 / March 26, 2017 @ 8:04 am. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:04:42 / 6:04 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10008dk4. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008dk4. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 91 km NW of Rota, Northern Mariana Islands.
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