A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 247 km NNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (153 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 144.2517° East, 22.686° North, depth 35 km. Unique identifier: us70005v21. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005v21. Global time and date of event 09/10/19 / 2019-10-09 17:29:00 / October 9, 2019 @ 5:29 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:29:00 / 3:29 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 247 km NNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands.
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