Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Mariana Islands on Sunday, 29 January 2017
29 Jan 23:45 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 10 minutes.
Depth: 160.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.21°N / 145.55°E (Northern Mariana Islands)
Nearest volcano: Agrigan (51 km / 32 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
123 km (76 mi) N of Pagan Village (pop: 100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Sun, 29 Jan 23:35 UTC||M 5.1 / 160 km||Mariana Islands||GFZ|
|Sun, 29 Jan 23:35 UTC||M 4.8 / 101 km||MAUG ISLANDS REG, N. MARIANA IS.||EMSC|
|2017-01-30 09:35:37 +10:00 (29 Jan 23:35:37 UTC)||M 4.8 / 180.6 km||- 55km NNW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands||USGS|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
4636.4 km W of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake: Mariana Islands, 29 Jan 2017 23:35
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