Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - 162km NW of Farallon De Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands on Friday, 9 December 2016
9 Dec 07:40 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 25 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016-12-09 16:14:38 +10:00
Depth: 245.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.4269°N / 143.6524°E (Northern Mariana Islands)
Nearest volcano: Minami Kasuga (19 km / 12 mi)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2016-12-09 16:14:38 +10:00 (9 Dec 06:14:38 UTC)||M 4.4 / 245.5 km||- 162km NW of Farallon De Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands||USGS|
|Fri, 9 Dec 06:14 UTC||M 4.4 / 246 km||MARIANA ISLANDS REGION||EMSC|
|Fri, 9 Dec 06:14 UTC||M 4.5 / 256 km||Mariana Islands Region||GFZ|
User reports for this quake
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