Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Mariana Islands Region on Monday, 6 October 2014

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.5 - North Pacific Ocean, 141 km ENE of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, lunes, 06 oct. 2014

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.5 - North Pacific Ocean, 141 km ENE of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, lunes, 06 oct. 2014

Moderate magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 10 km depth

6 Oct 14:12 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 8 minutos.
Oct 6 16:10: Magnitud recalculada de 5.7 a 5.5.
Fecha & hora: 6 Oct 2014 14:04:06 UTC
Magnitud: 5.5
Profundidad: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 15.47°N / 147.04°E (Océano Pacífico Norte, Islas Marianas del Norte)
Volcán mas cercano: East Diamante (157 km / 98 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
141 km al ENE de Saipan (pop: 48,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
162 km al ENE de San Jose (pop: 15,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
271 km al SSE de Alamagan Village (pop: 15) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
316 km al NE de Yigo Village (Guam) (pop: 20,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
321 km al NE de Dededo Village (Guam) (pop: 44,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
325 km al SSE de Pagan Village (Pagan Island) (pop: 50) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
328 km al NE de Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (Guam) (pop: 19,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
345 km al NE de Santa Rita (Guam) (pop: 7,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
347 km al NE de Inarajan Village (Guam) (pop: 3,050) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
142 km al ENE de Saipan Island (pop: 48,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
122 km al ESE de Farallon de Medinilla Island --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Energía liberada estimada: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.510 kmMariana Islands RegionGFZ
M 5.94 km156km E of Saipan, Northern Mariana IslandsUSGS

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Aftershocks of the M 5.5 terremoto: Océano Pacífico Norte, 141 km al este de Saipan, Islas Marianas del Norte Mon, 6 Oct 2014 14:04

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (0 quakes):
So far, no aftershocks have been registered.

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Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.5 - North Pacific Ocean, 141 km ENE of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, lunes, 06 oct. 2014
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