Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - PAGAN REG., N. MARIANA ISLANDS on Tuesday, 9 August 2016
9 Aug 18:14 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 2 hours and 40 minutes.
Depth: 129.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.34°N / 146.09°E (Northern Mariana Islands)
Nearest volcano: Pagan (39 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
42 km (26 mi) NE of Pagan Village (pop: 100)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Tue, 9 Aug 15:34 UTC||M 4.8 / 129 km||PAGAN REG., N. MARIANA ISLANDS||EMSC|
|2016-08-10 01:34:05 +10:00 (9 Aug 15:34:05 UTC)||M 4.8 / 128.6 km||- 42km NE of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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