Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 7 km north of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, on Friday, 1 February 2019 at 14:51 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
1 Feb 15:05 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 14 minutes.
Date & time: 1 Feb 2019 14:51:16 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.34°N / 144.23°E (North Pacific Ocean, Northern Mariana Islands)
Nearest volcano: Daikoku (4 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
326 km (202 mi) NNW of Agrihan Village (pop: 20) --> See nearby quakes!
392 km (243 mi) NNW of Pagan Village (Pagan Island) (pop: 50) --> See nearby quakes!
700 km (435 mi) NNW of Saipan (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|4.8||10 km||Mariana Islands Region||GFZ|
|4.8||10 km||4.8 MARIANA ISLANDS REGION||EMSC|
|5.0||10 km||- 114km NNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands||USGS|
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