A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 294 km NNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (183 miles) on Monday. Unique identifier: us70008hed. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008hed. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/03/20 / 2020-03-23 03:51:01 / March 23, 2020 @ 3:51 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 143.9389 East, latitude 23.0399 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:51:01 / 1:51 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 294 km NNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands.
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