A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 276 km N of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands (171 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude 145.3066 East, latitude 17.6703 North, depth = 147.24 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c40p. Id of event: us6000c40p. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 147.24 km (91 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 27/09/20 / 2020-09-27 13:58:23 / September 27, 2020 @ 1:58 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 13:58:23 / 1:58 pm (local time epicenter).
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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-four 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 276 km N of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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