A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 258 km NNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (160 miles). Exact location, longitude 143.5776° East, latitude 22.5224° North, depth = 128.93 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 11:18:56 / 11:18 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/06/19 / 2019-06-07 01:18:56 / June 7, 2019 @ 1:18 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 128.93 km (80 miles). Id of earthquake: us600040e8. Event ids that are associated: us600040e8.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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