Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.1 - 387 km N of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, viernes, 02 oct. 2020 -

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.1 - 387 km N of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, viernes, 02 oct. 2020

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 101 km depth

2 Oct 23:38 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 7 minutos.
2 Oct 23:40: Magnitud recalculada de 5.0 a 5.1. Ubicación del epicentro corregida 6.1 km (3.8 mi) al SE.
3 Oct 07:02: Profundidad recalculada de 10.0 a 101.0 km (de 6.2 a 63 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 12.3 km (7.6 mi) al NO.
Fecha & hora: 2 Oct 2020 11:31:14 UTC -
Magnitud: 5.1
Profundidad: 101.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 18,69°N / 145,92°E (Islas Marianas del Norte)
Volcán mas cercano: Agrigan (39 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
65 km al NNE de Pagan Village (Pagan Island) (pop: 50)
387 km al N de Saipan (pop: 48,200)
415 km al N de San Jose (pop: 15,000)
587 km al N de Dededo Village (Guam) (pop: 44,900)
596 km al N de Chalan Pago-Ordot Village (Guam) (pop: 6,820)
605 km al NNE de Santa Rita Village (Guam) (pop: 7,500)
615 km al N de Inarajan Village (Guam) (pop: 3,050)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 29.5°C (85 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 9 m/s (18 kts) from SSW
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ
Energía liberada estimada: 2,8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 5.1101 kmMariana Islands, Northern Mariana IslandsGFZ
M 5.21 kmPagan Reg., N. Mariana Islands, Northern Mariana IslandsEMSC
M 5.789 kmMariana Islands, Northern Mariana IslandsBMKG
M 5.278 kmPagan Region, Northern Mariana IslandsUSGS
M 5.2113 kmMariana Islands, Northern Mariana IslandsGeoAu

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Aftershocks of the M 5.1 terremoto: 387 km north de Saipan, Islas Marianas del Norte Fri, 2 Oct 23h31

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 26 oct 2020 07:24 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    212 km (131,7 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details

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