Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Mariana Islands Region (Northern Mariana Islands) on Saturday, 6 October 2007 at 12:38 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake  - Mariana Islands Region (Northern Mariana Islands) on Saturday, 6 October 2007 at 12:38 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 20 km depth

Date & time: 6 Oct 2007 12:38:49 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.73°N / 147.148°E (Northern Mariana Islands)
Nearest volcano: Agrigan (156 km / 97 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
161 km (100 mi) ENE of Pagan Village (Pagan Island) (pop: 50)
418 km (260 mi) NNE of Saipan (pop: 48,200)
449 km (279 mi) NNE of San Jose (pop: 15,000)
630 km (391 mi) NNE of Dededo Village (Guam) (pop: 44,900)
641 km (398 mi) NNE of Chalan Pago-Ordot Village (Guam) (pop: 6,820)
651 km (404 mi) NNE of Santa Rita Village (Guam) (pop: 7,500)
659 km (409 mi) NNE of Inarajan Village (Guam) (pop: 3,050)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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M 6.120 kmMariana Islands region (Northern Mariana Islands)USGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.1 quake Mariana Islands Region (Northern Mariana Islands) 6 October 12:38 UTC

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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Mariana Islands Region (Northern Mariana Islands) on Saturday, 6 October 2007 at 12:38 (GMT)
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