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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Mariana Islands on Thursday, 1 December 2016

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Mariana Islands on Thursday, 1 December 2016
1 Dec 09:33 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 10 minutes.
Dec 1 09:34: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.4.
Dec 1 09:35: Magnitude recalculated from 5.4 to 5.3.
Dec 1 10:36: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 211.0 km.
Date & time: Thursday, 1 December 2016 09:22 UTC
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 211.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.6°N / 145.69°E (Northern Mariana Islands)
Nearest volcano: Agrigan (60 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
53 km (33 mi) N of Pagan Village (pop: 100)
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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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 1 Dec 09:22 UTCM 5.0 / 211 kmMariana IslandsGFZ
Thu, 1 Dec 09:22 UTCM 5.0 / 199 kmPAGAN REG., N. MARIANA ISLANDSEMSC
2016-12-01 19:22:52 +10:00 (1 Dec 09:22:52 UTC)M 4.9 / 207 km- 16km SSE of Agrihan, Northern Mariana IslandsUSGS

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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake: Mariana Islands, 1 Dec 2016 09:22

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Mariana Islands on Thursday, 1 December 2016

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