Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Mariana Islands on Thursday, 6 April 2017
6 Apr 04:31 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 9 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.44°N / 146.55°E (Northern Mariana Islands)
Nearest volcano: Pagan (82 km / 51 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
91 km (56 mi) NE of Pagan Village (pop: 100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Thu, 6 Apr 04:22 UTC||M 5.2 / 10 km||Mariana Islands||GFZ|
|Thu, 6 Apr 04:22 UTC||M 5.1 / 80 km||5.1 PAGAN REG., N. MARIANA ISLANDS||EMSC|
|2017-04-06 14:22:54 +10:00 (6 Apr 04:22:54 UTC)||M 5.2 / 45.1 km||- 87km ENE of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.2 quake: Mariana Islands, 6 Apr 2017 04:22
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 25 May 2017 15:39 UTC| M 4.7 |82 km (51 mi) depth|3 km (2 mi) distance| USGS | Details