A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, Pagan region, Northern Mariana Islands (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/01/21 / 2021-01-19 18:15:22 / January 19, 2021 @ 6:15 pm. 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 165.47 km (103 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 165.47 km, 145.7486° East, 18.0068° North. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:15:22 / 6:15 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d3qy. Id of event: us7000d3qy.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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