Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Mariana Islands Region on Wednesday, 31 August 2016 at 13:48 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.6 quake Mariana Islands 29 July 21:18 UTC, which had occurred 5 semaines earlier.
Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - Mariana Islands Region on Wednesday, 31 August 2016 at 13:48 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 10 km depth

31 Aug 14:05 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 17 minutes.
Aug 31 14:30: Magnitude recalculée de 4.8 à 4.9.
Aug 31 15:00: Magnitude recalculée de 4.9 à 4.8.
Date & time: 31 Aug 2016 01:48:13 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.8
Profondeur: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.15°N / 147.33°E (Îles Mariannes du Nord)
Volcan le plus près: Asuncion (203 km / 126 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
279 km NE de Pagan Village (Pagan Island) (pop: 50)
574 km NNE de Saipan (pop: 48,200)
604 km NNE de San Jose (pop: 15,000)
784 km NNE de Dededo Village (Guam) (pop: 44,900)
794 km NNE de Chalan Pago-Ordot Village (Guam) (pop: 6,820)
804 km NNE de Santa Rita Village (Guam) (pop: 7,500)
813 km NNE de Inarajan Village (Guam) (pop: 3,050)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 4.810 kmMariana Islands RegionGFZ
M 4.810 km MARIANA ISLANDS REGIONEMSC

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