A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, Mariana Islands region (0 miles). Global time and date of event 06/04/18 / 2018-04-06 14:28:49 / April 6, 2018 @ 2:28 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dzl6. Id of event: us2000dzl6. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 148.7401 East, latitude 17.5473 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:28:49 / 12:28 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: Mariana Islands region.
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