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Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - 292 km north of Saipan, Capitol Hill, Northern Mariana Islands, on 2020-04-12 21:22:34 +10:00

Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - 292 km north of Saipan, Capitol Hill, Northern Mariana Islands, on 2020-04-12 21:22:34 +10:00 Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - 292 km north of Saipan, Capitol Hill, Northern Mariana Islands, on 2020-04-12 21:22:34 +10:00

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 189 km depth

12 Apr 12:05 UTC: First to report: USGS after 43 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeApr 12, 2020 11:22:34 UTC
Local time at epicenter2020-04-12 21:22:34 +10:00
Depth188.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude17.8399°N / 145.7474°E (Philippine Sea, Northern Mariana Islands)
Antipode17.84°S / 34.253°W
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt2 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoAlamagan (28 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities26 km (16 mi) NNW of Alamagan Village (pop: 15) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
32 km (20 mi) S of Pagan Village (Pagan Island) (pop: 50) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
100 km (62 mi) S of Agrihan Village (pop: 20) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
292 km (182 mi) N of Saipan (pop: 48,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
320 km (199 mi) N of San Jose (pop: 15,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
4.6189 km30km S of Pagan, Northern Mariana IslandsUSGS
4.6189 kmAlamagan Reg, N. Mariana Islands (Northern Mariana Islands)EMSC
5.010 kmMariana Islands (Northern Mariana Islands)BMKG

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Dont Delhi, india / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Was sleeping n heard some Greetings sound. Later realize was a earthquake  
DELHI / Strong shaking (MMI VI)

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