A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 29 km NNW of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands (18 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:13:28 / 11:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 145.6967° East, 18.3644° North, depth 221.92 km. Id of earthquake: us70006znf. Event ids that are associated: us70006znf. The epicenter was at a depth of 221.92 km (138 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/12/19 / 2019-12-29 13:13:28 / December 29, 2019 @ 1:13 pm.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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