Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - PAGAN REG., N. MARIANA ISLANDS on Tuesday, 2 August 2016
2 Aug 20:06 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 26 minutes.
Depth: 211.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.7°N / 145.67°E (Northern Mariana Islands)
Nearest volcano: Agrigan (10 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
65 km (40 mi) N of Pagan Village (pop: 100)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Tue, 2 Aug 18:40 UTC||M 4.5 / 211 km||PAGAN REG., N. MARIANA ISLANDS||EMSC|
|2016-08-03 04:40:04 +10:00 (2 Aug 18:40:04 UTC)||M 4.5 / 212.9 km||- 8km S of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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