Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Mariana Islands on Tuesday, 24 November 2015

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Mariana Islands on Tuesday, 24 November 2015 at 13:21 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Mariana Islands on Tuesday, 24 November 2015 at 13:21 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 614 km depth

24 Nov 13:28 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Nov 24 14:04: Magnitude recalculated from 5.6 to 6.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 615.0 to 614.0 km.
Date & time: 24 Nov 2015 01:21:38 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 614.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.75°N / 145.23°E (Northern Mariana Islands)
Nearest volcano: Agrigan (42 km / 26 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
89 km (55 mi) NW of Pagan Village (Pagan Island) (pop: 50)
397 km (247 mi) N of Saipan (pop: 48,200)
423 km (263 mi) N of San Jose (pop: 15,000)
583 km (363 mi) N of Dededo Village (Guam) (pop: 44,900)
592 km (368 mi) N of Chalan Pago-Ordot Village (Guam) (pop: 6,820)
600 km (373 mi) N of Santa Rita Village (Guam) (pop: 7,500)
611 km (380 mi) N of Inarajan Village (Guam) (pop: 3,050)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 6.0614 kmMariana IslandsGFZ
M 6.0593 km PAGAN REG., N. MARIANA ISLANDSEMSC
M 6.0586 km- 37km W of Agrihan, Northern Mariana IslandsUSGS

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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake Mariana Islands 24 November 13:21 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (6 quakes):
  • 20 Mar 2016 05:54 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    151 km (93.8 mi) depth
    |
    55 km (34 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 24 Feb 2016 00:50 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    600 km (372.8 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 04 Feb 2016 23:45 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    52 km (32 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 05 Jan 2016 01:18 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    59 km (37 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 08 Dec 2015 19:42 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    199.6 km (124 mi) depth
    |
    37 km (23 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 Dec 2015 16:11 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    346 km (215 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Mariana Islands on Tuesday, 24 November 2015 at 13:21 (GMT)
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