A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 55 km NNW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (34 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 145.4668 East, latitude 19.2308 North, depth = 171.31 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 171.31 km (106 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:20:01 / 9:20 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000j30p. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j30p. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/12/18 / 2018-12-24 23:20:01 / December 24, 2018 @ 11:20 pm.
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 three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 55 km NNW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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