Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - 36km WSW of Anatahan, Northern Mariana Islands on Friday, 25 May 2018
25 May 03:32 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 20 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2018-05-25 12:12:28 +10:00
Depth: 35.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.2317°N / 145.3544°E (Northern Mariana Islands)
Nearest volcano: Anatahan (36 km / 22 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
121 km (75 mi) NW of Saipan (pop: 48,200)
143 km (89 mi) NW of San Jose Village (pop: 15,000)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2018-05-25 12:12:28 +10:00 (25 May 02:12:28 UTC)||M 4.8 / 35.5 km||- 36km WSW of Anatahan, Northern Mariana Islands||USGS|
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