A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 188 km N of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (117 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 51.03 km (32 miles). The temblor was reported at 00:14:39 / 12:14 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10008rt2. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008rt2. Global time and date of event 06/05/17 / 2017-05-06 14:14:39 / May 6, 2017 @ 2:14 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 144.8977 East, latitude 22.2376 North, depth = 51.03 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifteen 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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