Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - MARIANA ISLANDS REGION on Saturday, 7 July 2018
7 Jul 18:08 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 21 minutes.
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.68°N / 147.12°E (Northern Mariana Islands)
Nearest volcano: East Diamante (158 km / 98 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
155 km (97 mi) NE of Saipan (pop: 48,200)
179 km (111 mi) NE of San Jose Village (pop: 15,000)
Primary data source: EMSC
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|
|Sat, 7 Jul 17:48 UTC||M 4.8 / 12 km||MARIANA ISLANDS REGION||EMSC|
|2018-07-08 03:48:08 +10:00 (7 Jul 17:48:08 UTC)||M 4.8 / 11.5 km||- 155km ENE of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands||USGS|
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