Major magnitude. 7.0 earthquake - Mariana Islands Region (Northern Mariana Islands) on Friday, 13 June 1947 at 20:24 (GMT)

Major magnitude. 7.0 earthquake  - Mariana Islands Region (Northern Mariana Islands) on Friday, 13 June 1947 at 20:24 (GMT)

Major magnitude 7.0 earthquake at 35 km depth

Date & time: 13 Jun 1947 08:24:59 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 7.0
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.722°N / 145.567°E (Northern Mariana Islands)
Nearest volcano: Daikoku (149 km / 93 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
401 km (249 mi) N of Pagan Village (Pagan Island) (pop: 50)
724 km (450 mi) N of Saipan (pop: 48,200)
751 km (467 mi) N of San Jose (pop: 15,000)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1015 joules (554 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4.8 x 105 tons of TNT or 29.8 atomic bombs!) More info
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M 7.035 kmMariana Islands region (Northern Mariana Islands)USGS
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Aftershocks of the 7.0 quake Mariana Islands Region (Northern Mariana Islands) 13 June 20:24 UTC

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Major magnitude. 7.0 earthquake - Mariana Islands Region (Northern Mariana Islands) on Friday, 13 June 1947 at 20:24 (GMT)
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