A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 110 km N of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (68 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 86.66 km (54 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us60006c2i. Event ids that are associated: us60006c2i. Exact location of earthquake, 144.845° East, 21.5312° North, depth 86.66 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/11/19 / 2019-11-09 14:05:04 / November 9, 2019 @ 2:05 pm. The temblor was detected at 00:05:04 / 12:05 am (local time epicenter).
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 one and in the last 365 days nineteen 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.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 110 km N of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands.
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