Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Pagan region, Northern Mariana Islands


Earthquake location 18.5589S, 145.6527WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, Pagan region, Northern Mariana Islands (0 miles). 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 181.81 km (113 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bn26. Unique identifier: us7000bn26. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/09/20 / 2020-09-09 01:57:51 / September 9, 2020 @ 1:57 am. Exact location of event, longitude 145.6527 East, latitude 18.5589 North, depth = 181.81 km. The temblor was detected at 01:57:51 / 1:57 am (local time epicenter).

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 eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: Pagan region, Northern Mariana Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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