A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 115 km NW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (71 miles) on Monday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:16:19 / 3:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 17:16:19 / August 19, 2018 @ 5:16 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 144.0868° East, 21.2554° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000gir4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gir4. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 115 km NW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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