A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 275 km NW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (171 miles) on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600062am. Id of event: us600062am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 207.86 km (129 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 207.86 km, 143.0026° East, 22.282° North. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:46:45 / 12:46 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/10/19 / 2019-10-19 14:46:45 / October 19, 2019 @ 2:46 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 275 km NW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands.
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