A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 291 km NNE of Fais, Micronesia (181 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:44:22 / 9:44 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000hh2h. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hh2h. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/10/18 / 2018-10-22 00:44:22 / October 22, 2018 @ 12:44 am. Exact location of earthquake, 141.5769° East, 12.1854° North, depth 99.7 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 99.7 km (62 miles).
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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