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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - South of Mariana Islands on Sunday, 23 September 2018 - information

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - South of Mariana Islands on Sunday, 23 September 2018

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - South of Mariana Islands on Sunday, 23 September 2018
Sep 23 06:00: Magnitude recalculated from 6.2 to 5.8.
Sep 23 06:04: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 6.0.
Date & time: Sunday, 23 September 2018 05:52 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.16°N / 146.22°E (Guam)
Nearest volcano: Seamount X (269 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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, 23 Sep 2018
Sun, 23 Sep 05:52 UTCM 6.4 / 60 km MARIANA ISLANDS REGIONEMSC
Sun, 23 Sep 05:52 UTCM 6.0 / 40 km马里亚纳群岛以南CEIC

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
west chester, ohio / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(214.6 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Tamuning, Guam (215.7 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Sitting on couch in hotel lobby. Couch moved back and forth for about 10 seconds (via app)
(211.6 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I was sleeping on the sofa, and woke up to light movements
Dededo Guam / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Talofofo (Guam) (198 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Sitting at restaurant in Tamuning... whole body vibrated (via EMSC)
Santa Rita (Guam) (209 km NW from epicenter)(no details): I was sitting on my couch and then felt the shaking and noticed my blinds and lamp shaking a bit. (via EMSC)
Santa Rita (Guam) (205 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Gentle swaying motion notice while sitting down. Lasted about 15 seconds. (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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