A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 216 km ESE of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands (134 miles) on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 22:05:42 / 10:05 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us700097fn. Event ids that are associated: us700097fn. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/04/20 / 2020-04-24 12:05:42 / April 24, 2020 @ 12:05 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 147.5393° East, 14.3154° North, depth 10 km.
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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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