Mag. 4.9 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 161 km southeast of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, on Sunday, 10 September 2017 at 14:59 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 10 km depth
10 Sep 15:25 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 26 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.07°N / 146.68°E (North Pacific Ocean, Northern Mariana Islands)
Nearest volcano: Esmeralda Bank (185 km / 115 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
152 km (94 mi) SE of San Jose (pop: 15,000) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) SE of Saipan (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (126 mi) ENE of Yigo Village (Guam) (pop: 20,500) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) ENE of Dededo Village (Guam) (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (134 mi) ENE of Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (Guam) (pop: 19,700) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) ENE of Inarajan Village (Guam) (pop: 3,050) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) ENE of Santa Rita (Guam) (pop: 7,500) --> See nearby quakes!
405 km (251 mi) SSE of Alamagan Village (pop: 15) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (100 mi) SE of Saipan Island (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (92 mi) SE of Aguijan Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.9||10 km||ROTA REGION, N. MARIANA ISLANDS||EMSC|
|M 4.9||10 km||- 151km SE of JP Tinian Town pre-WW2, Northern Mariana Islands||USGS|
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