A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 32 km SSW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (20 miles) on Saturday. Id of earthquake: us1000jkcn. Event ids that are associated: us1000jkcn. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:10:05 / 10:10 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 183.38 km (114 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 16/03/19 / 2019-03-16 00:10:05 / March 16, 2019 @ 12:10 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 183.38 km, 145.5119° East, 18.5175° North.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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