Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Mariana Islands on Sunday, 21 August 2016 at 14:55 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.6 quake Mariana Islands 29 July 21:18 UTC, which had occurred 3 semaines earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - Mariana Islands on Sunday, 21 August 2016 at 14:55 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 225 km depth

21 Aug 15:02 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 7 minutes.
Aug 21 15:03: Magnitude recalculée de 5.3 à 5.4.
Aug 21 15:04: Magnitude recalculée de 5.4 à 5.5.
Aug 21 16:10: Magnitude recalculée de 5.5 à 5.2.
Profondeur recalculée de 10.0 à 225.0 km.
Date & time: 21 Aug 2016 02:55:19 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.2
Profondeur: 225.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.42°N / 145.65°E (Îles Mariannes du Nord)
Volcan le plus près: Agrigan (71 km / 44 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km NNW de Pagan Village (Pagan Island) (pop: 50)
357 km N de Saipan (Xanthi) (pop: 48,200)
384 km N de San Jose Village (San Jose) (pop: 15,000)
475 km N de Dugi Village
552 km N de Dededo Village (Florence, Guam) (pop: 44,900)
561 km N de Chalan Pago-Ordot Village (Guam) (pop: 6,820)
570 km N de Santa Rita Village (Guam) (pop: 7,500)
580 km N de Inarajan Village (Guam) (pop: 3,050)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 5.2225 kmMariana IslandsGFZ
M 5.22 km PAGAN REG., N. MARIANA ISLANDSEMSC
M 5.1205 km- 33km SSW of Agrihan, Northern Mariana IslandsUSGS

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