A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 15 km SSE of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (9 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000adg5. Unique identifier: us2000adg5. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/08/17 / 2017-08-27 14:29:22 / August 27, 2017 @ 2:29 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 145.6977 East, latitude 18.6275 North, depth = 169.2 km. The temblor was picked up at 00:29:22 / 12:29 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 169.2 km (105 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 15 km SSE of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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