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Light earthquake: M4.4 quake has struck near Maug Islands region, Northern Mariana Islands

Earthquake location 20.0678S, 145.2874WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, Maug Islands region, Northern Mariana Islands (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 145.2874 East, latitude 20.0678 North, depth = 60.655 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/06/24 / 2024-06-11 07:35:16 / June 11, 2024 @ 7:35 am. The temblor was reported at 07:35:16 / 7:35 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000n8ap. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000n8ap. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 60.655 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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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: Maug Islands region, Northern Mariana Islands.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 145.2874° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 20.0678° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 60.655 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Maug Islands region, Northern Mariana Islands Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-06-11 07:35:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-07-09 13:09:18 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 298 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 43 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 4.824 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.75 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 72 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000n8ap Id of event.
Event Code 6000n8ap An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000n8ap, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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