Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - 88km ESE of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands on Friday, 12 August 2016
12 Aug 06:46 UTC: First to report: USGS after 27 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016-08-12 16:19:18 +10:00
Depth: 55.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.5832°N / 146.485°E (Northern Mariana Islands)
Nearest volcano: Pagan (88 km / 55 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
92 km (57 mi) NE of Pagan Village (pop: 100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2016-08-12 16:19:18 +10:00 (12 Aug 06:19:18 UTC)||M 4.6 / 55.9 km||- 88km ESE of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands||USGS|
|Fri, 12 Aug 06:19 UTC||M 4.6 / 60 km||PAGAN REG., N. MARIANA ISLANDS||EMSC|
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