Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Mariana Islands on Saturday, 16 July 2016 at 08:21 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Mariana Islands on Saturday, 16 July 2016 at 08:21 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 153 km depth

16 Jul 08:33 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 12 minutes.
Jul 16 08:33: Magnitude recalculated from 5.2 to 5.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 189.0 to 184.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 184.0 to 180.0 km.
Jul 16 08:35: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 180.0 to 173.0 km.
Jul 16 08:36: Magnitude recalculated from 5.2 to 5.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 173.0 to 168.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 168.0 to 167.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 167.0 to 168.0 km.
Jul 16 09:44: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 168.0 to 153.0 km.
Date & time: 16 Jul 2016 08:21:27 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 153.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.57°N / 145.84°E (Northern Mariana Islands)
Nearest volcano: South Sarigan Seamount (13 km / 8 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
151 km (94 mi) N of Saipan (Xanthi) (pop: 48,200)
173 km (108 mi) S of Pagan Village (Pagan Island) (pop: 50)
180 km (112 mi) N of San Jose Village (San Jose) (pop: 15,000)
275 km (171 mi) NNE of Dugi Village
356 km (221 mi) NNE of Dededo Village (Florence, Guam) (pop: 44,900)
366 km (228 mi) NNE of Chalan Pago-Ordot Village (Guam) (pop: 6,820)
376 km (233 mi) NNE of Santa Rita Village (Guam) (pop: 7,500)
385 km (239 mi) NNE of Inarajan Village (Guam) (pop: 3,050)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.0153 kmMariana IslandsGFZ
M 5.02 km ANATAHAN REG, N. MARIANA ISLANDSEMSC
M 5.0134 km- 29km NE of Anatahan, Northern Mariana IslandsUSGS

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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake Mariana Islands 16 July 08:21 UTC

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Mariana Islands on Saturday, 16 July 2016 at 08:21 (GMT)
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