Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - 75km NE of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands on Tuesday, 29 May 2018
29 May 21:52 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 hours and 20 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2018-05-30 05:31:59 +10:00
Depth: 64.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.7224°N / 146.2244°E (Northern Mariana Islands)
Nearest volcano: East Diamante (64 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
76 km (47 mi) NE of Saipan (pop: 48,200)
106 km (66 mi) NE of San Jose Village (pop: 15,000)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2018-05-30 05:31:59 +10:00 (29 May 19:31:59 UTC)||M 4.6 / 64.7 km||- 75km NE of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands||USGS|
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