A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 39 km S of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (24 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 76.9 km (48 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:00:00 / 5:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 144.8812 East, latitude 20.1804 North, depth = 76.9 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 23/09/17 / 2017-09-23 07:00:00 / September 23, 2017 @ 7:00 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000augd. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000augd.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 39 km S of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands.
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