Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.3 - 519 km N of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, lunes, 05 oct. 2020 -

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.3 - 519 km N of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, lunes, 05 oct. 2020

Moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 138 km depth

5 Oct 19:12 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 9 minutos.
5 Oct 19:13: Magnitud recalculada de 5.1 a 5.2. Profundidad recalculada de 139.0 a 138.0 km (de 86 a 86 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 7.4 km (4.6 mi) al E.
5 Oct 20:11: Magnitud recalculada de 5.2 a 5.3.
Fecha & hora: 5 Oct 2020 07:04:01 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: 6 Oct 5:04 am (GMT +10)
Magnitud: 5.3
Profundidad: 138.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 19,86°N / 145,32°E (Islas Marianas del Norte)
Volcán mas cercano: Maug Islands (17 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
198 km al NNW de Pagan Village (Pagan Island) (pop: 50)
519 km al N de Saipan (pop: 48,200)
545 km al N de San Jose (pop: 15,000)
707 km al N de Dededo Village (Guam) (pop: 44,900)
716 km al N de Chalan Pago-Ordot Village (Guam) (pop: 6,820)
723 km al N de Santa Rita Village (Guam) (pop: 7,500)
735 km al N de Inarajan Village (Guam) (pop: 3,050)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 28.8°C (84 F), humidity: 81%, wind: 8 m/s (16 kts) from SE
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ
Energía liberada estimada: 5,6 x 1012 joules (1,56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 5.3138 kmMariana Islands, Northern Mariana IslandsGFZ
M 5.3145 kmMaug Islands Reg, N. Mariana Is., Northern Mariana IslandsEMSC
M 5.3135 kmMariana Islands, Northern Mariana IslandsGeoAu
M 5.4146 kmMariana Islands, Northern Mariana IslandsBMKG
M 5.3131 kmMaug Islands Region, Northern Mariana IslandsUSGS
M 5.4146 kmMariana Islands, Northern Mariana IslandsBMKG

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Aftershocks of the M 5.3 terremoto: 519 km north de Saipan, Islas Marianas del Norte Mon, 5 Oct 19h04

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