Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - 6.6 MARIANA ISLANDS REGION on Sat, 16 Feb 2013 15:23

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake  - 6.6  MARIANA ISLANDS REGION on Sat, 16 Feb 2013 15:23

Strong magnitude 6.6 earthquake at 10 km depth

16 Feb 05:45 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 23 minutes.
Date & time: 16 Feb 2013 05:23:02 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: Sat, 16 Feb 2013 15:23
Magnitude: 6.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.75°N / 143.17°E (Northern Mariana Islands)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 20.30°N/143.20°E (172 km / 107 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
282 km (175 mi) WNW of Pagan Village (Pagan Island) (pop: 50)
480 km (298 mi) NW of Saipan (pop: 48,200)
495 km (308 mi) NNW of San Jose Village (San Jose) (pop: 15,000)
554 km (344 mi) NNW of Songsong
609 km (378 mi) NNW of Dededo Village (Guam) (pop: 44,900)
614 km (381 mi) NNW of Chalan Pago-Ordot Village (Guam) (pop: 6,820)
618 km (384 mi) NNW of Santa Rita Village (Guam) (pop: 7,500)
632 km (393 mi) NNW of Inarajan Village (Guam) (pop: 3,050)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1014 joules (139 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.2 x 105 tons of TNT or 7.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 6.610 kmMariana Islands RegionGFZ
M 6.610 km6.6 MARIANA ISLANDS REGIONEMSC

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