A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 28 km NW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands (17 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/02/20 / 2020-02-07 08:11:27 / February 7, 2020 @ 8:11 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 231.83 km (144 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 18:11:27 / 6:11 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70007q44. Unique identifier: us70007q44. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 145.4452 East, latitude 18.9117 North, depth = 231.83 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 seven and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 28 km NW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands.
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