Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Mariana Islands on Thursday, 16 February 2017
16 Feb 21:52 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 9 minutes.
Depth: 248.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.63°N / 145.13°E (Northern Mariana Islands)
Nearest volcano: Agrigan (59 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
87 km (54 mi) NW of Pagan Village (pop: 100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Thu, 16 Feb 21:43 UTC||M 4.8 / 248 km||Mariana Islands||GFZ|
|Thu, 16 Feb 21:44 UTC||M 5.0 / 342 km||PAGAN REG., N. MARIANA ISLANDS||EMSC|
|2017-02-17 07:44:05 +10:00 (16 Feb 21:44:05 UTC)||M 5.0 / 349.2 km||- 56km W of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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