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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Mariana Islands region on Sunday, 6 October 2013

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Mariana Islands region on Sunday, 6 October 2013

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Mariana Islands region on Sunday, 6 October 2013
Date & time: Sunday, 6 October 2013 16:38 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Monday, October 07, 2013 01:38:08
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 104.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.2799°N / 141.6933°E (Guam)
Nearest volcano: Forecast Seamount (272 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 6.3*10^13 J (17.5 GWh / 15080 tons of TNT / 0.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 6 Oct 2013
Sun, 6 Oct 16:38 UTCM 6.0 / 129 kmSouth of Mariana IslandsGFZ
Sun, 6 Oct 16:38 UTCM 6.0 / 127 km MARIANA ISLANDS REGIONEMSC
Sun, 6 Oct 16:38 UTCM 6.2 / 227 km6.2 MARIANA ISLANDS REGIONEMSC
Sun, 6 Oct 16:38 UTCM 6.1 / 64 kmSouth of the Mariana IslandsGeoAu
Sun, 6 Oct 16:38 UTCM 5.8 / 128 kmSouth of Mariana IslandsBMKG

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Tumon Bay, Guam / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(Guam) (351 km NE from epicenter)(no details): It had a slow swaying motion that seemed to last for about 10 seconds. (via EMSC)
Agat (Guam) (335 km NE from epicenter)(no details): It only felt like a 3.5 /- magnitude. I have felt them often while working in my home office. I was surprised to read that this was a 6.2. (via EMSC)

 

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