Mag. 4.7 earthquake - MAUG ISLANDS REG, N. MARIANA IS., on Saturday, 24 December 2016 at 10:10 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 40 km depth
24 Dec 10:48 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 38 minutes.
Depth: 40.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.71°N / 144.81°E (Northern Mariana Islands)
Nearest volcano: Farallon de Pajaros (24 km / 15 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
304 km (189 mi) NNW of Pagan Village (Pagan Island) (pop: 50)
620 km (385 mi) N of Saipan (pop: 48,200)
644 km (400 mi) N of San Jose (pop: 15,000)
729 km (453 mi) N of Dugi Village
800 km (497 mi) N of Dededo Village (Guam) (pop: 44,900)
808 km (502 mi) N of Chalan Pago-Ordot Village (Guam) (pop: 6,820)
815 km (506 mi) N of Santa Rita Village (Guam) (pop: 7,500)
827 km (514 mi) N of Inarajan Village (Guam) (pop: 3,050)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.7||40 km||MAUG ISLANDS REG, N. MARIANA IS.||EMSC|
|M 4.7||46 km||- 23km NNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands||USGS|
|M 4.8||10 km||Mariana Islands||GFZ|
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