A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from San Jose Village in Northern Mariana Islands. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/10/20 / 2020-10-04 03:31:13 / October 4, 2020 @ 3:31 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 113.36 km (70 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us6000c6tt. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c6tt. The temblor was picked up at 03:31:13 / 3:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 145.6282 East, latitude 14.4491 North, depth = 113.36 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Northern Mariana Islands (c. 54 000 pop). The epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Saipan (c. 48 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from San Jose Village (c. 15 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Saipan, San Jose Village.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 57 km S of San Jose Village, Northern Mariana Islands.
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