Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - PAGAN REG., N. MARIANA ISLANDS on Thursday, 4 August 2016
4 Aug 17:26 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 2 hours and 20 minutes.
Depth: 187.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.46°N / 145.74°E (Northern Mariana Islands)
Nearest volcano: Agrigan (35 km / 22 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
37 km (23 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|
|Thu, 4 Aug 15:05 UTC||M 4.5 / 187 km||PAGAN REG., N. MARIANA ISLANDS||EMSC|
|2016-08-05 01:05:59 +10:00 (4 Aug 15:05:59 UTC)||M 4.5 / 186.7 km||- 34km SSE of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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