A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 223 km ENE of Anatahan, Northern Mariana Islands (139 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us600040pd. Unique identifier: us600040pd. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/06/19 / 2019-06-08 04:29:40 / June 8, 2019 @ 4:29 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:29:40 / 2:29 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 147.6522 East, latitude 17.0016 North, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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