Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Mariana Islands on Thursday, 28 December 2017
28 Dec 19:01 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 9 minutes.
Depth: 166.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.75°N / 145.38°E (Northern Mariana Islands)
Nearest volcano: Agrigan (31 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
80 km (50 mi) NW of Pagan Village (pop: 100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Thu, 28 Dec 18:52 UTC||M 5.0 / 166 km||Mariana Islands||GFZ|
|Thu, 28 Dec 18:52 UTC||M 4.9 / 226 km||MAUG ISLANDS REG, N. MARIANA IS.||EMSC|
|2017-12-29 04:52:49 +10:00 (28 Dec 18:52:49 UTC)||M 4.9 / 218.1 km||- 34km N 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.
Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake: Mariana Islands, 28 Dec 2017 18:52
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 13 Feb 2018 14:06 UTC| M 4.5 |223.1 km (138.6 mi) depth|14 km (9 mi) distance| USGS | Details