Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - 152 km southeast of Saipan, Capitol Hill, Northern Mariana Islands, on Monday, September 7, 2020 at 07:32 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - 152 km southeast of Saipan, Capitol Hill, Northern Mariana Islands, on Monday, September 7, 2020 at 07:32 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 10 km depth

7 Sep 08:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 38 minutes.
Date & time: Sep 7, 2020 07:32:32 UTC
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.14°N / 146.63°E (North Pacific Ocean, Northern Mariana Islands)
Antipode: 14.14°S / 33.37°W
Nearest volcano: Esmeralda Bank (177 km / 110 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
143 km (89 mi) SE of San Jose Village (San Jose) (pop: 15,000) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) SE of Saipan (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) ENE of Yigo Village (Guam) (pop: 20,500) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (128 mi) ENE of Dededo Village (Guam) (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
212 km (132 mi) ENE of Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (Guam) (pop: 19,700) --> See nearby quakes!
216 km (134 mi) ENE of San Ignacio de Agana * (Guam) (pop: 1,050) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 mi) ENE of Talofofo Village (Guam) (pop: 3,220) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (142 mi) ENE of Agat Village (Guam) (pop: 5,660) --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 mi) ENE of San Antonio de Umatag (Guam) (pop: 903) --> See nearby quakes!
396 km (246 mi) SSE of Alamagan Village (pop: 15) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) SE of Tinian Island (pop: 3,140) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) SE of Saipan Island (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.810 kmRota Region, N. Mariana Islands (Northern Mariana Islands)EMSC
4.810 km142 Km SE of San Jose Village, Northern Mariana IslandsUSGS

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