Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Pagan Region, Northern Mariana Islands, on Monday, 15 November 1954 at 16:26 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake  - Pagan Region, Northern Mariana Islands, on Monday, 15 November 1954 at 16:26 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.7 earthquake at 189 km depth

Date & time: 15 Nov 1954 04:26:44 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 6.7
Depth: 189.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.947°N / 145.776°E (Northern Mariana Islands)
Nearest volcano: Agrigan (23 km / 14 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
91 km (57 mi) N of Pagan Village (Pagan Island) (pop: 50)
415 km (258 mi) N of Saipan (pop: 48,200)
443 km (275 mi) N of San Jose (pop: 15,000)
612 km (380 mi) N of Dededo Village (Guam) (pop: 44,900)
621 km (386 mi) N of Chalan Pago-Ordot Village (Guam) (pop: 6,820)
630 km (391 mi) N of Santa Rita Village (Guam) (pop: 7,500)
641 km (398 mi) N of Inarajan Village (Guam) (pop: 3,050)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1014 joules (197 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 10.6 atomic bombs!) More info
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M 6.7189 kmPagan region, Northern Mariana IslandsUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.7 quake Pagan Region, Northern Mariana Islands, 15 November 16:26 UTC

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Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Pagan Region, Northern Mariana Islands, on Monday, 15 November 1954 at 16:26 (GMT)
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