A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Rota in Northern Mariana Islands. Unique identifier: us10009789. Ids that are associated to the event: us10009789. 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: 29/06/17 / 2017-06-29 01:14:40 / June 29, 2017 @ 1:14 am. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:14:40 / 11:14 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 107.92 km (67 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 145.5304° East, 14.1821° North, depth 107.92 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Northern Mariana Islands (c. 54 000 pop). The epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from San Jose Village (c. 15 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Jose Village (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 35 km E of Rota, Northern Mariana Islands.
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