Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - Mariana Islands on Sunday, 31 December 2017
31 Dec 23:57 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Depth: 241.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.05°N / 145.89°E (Northern Mariana Islands)
Nearest volcano: Pagan (13 km / 8 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) SE of Pagan Village (pop: 100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Sun, 31 Dec 23:48 UTC||M 4.9 / 241 km||Mariana Islands||GFZ|
|Sun, 31 Dec 23:48 UTC||M 4.9 / 241 km||4.9 PAGAN REG., N. MARIANA ISLANDS||EMSC|
|2018-01-01 09:48:50 +10:00 (31 Dec 23:48:50 UTC)||M 4.8 / 156.6 km||- 30km SSE of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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