Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Mariana Islands Region on Saturday, 8 October 2016 at 18:10 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake  - Mariana Islands Region on Saturday, 8 October 2016 at 18:10 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 10 km depth

8 Oct 18:17 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 7 minutes.
Oct 8 18:18: Magnitude recalculée de 5.2 à 5.3.
Oct 8 18:21: Magnitude recalculée de 5.3 à 5.4.
Date & time: 8 Oct 2016 06:10:13 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.4
Profondeur: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.92°N / 146.75°E (Îles Mariannes du Nord)
Volcan le plus près: Asuncion (118 km / 73 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
225 km NNE de Pagan Village (Pagan Island) (pop: 50)
534 km N de Saipan (Xanthi) (pop: 48,200)
564 km NNE de San Jose Village (San Jose) (pop: 15,000)
660 km NNE de Dugi Village
665 km NNE de Songsong
741 km NNE de Dededo Village (Florence, Guam) (pop: 44,900)
749 km NNE de Agana Heights Village (Guam) (pop: 3,940)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 5.410 kmMariana Islands RegionGFZ
M 5.52 km MARIANA ISLANDS REGIONEMSC
M 5.610 km- 180km NE of Agrihan, Northern Mariana IslandsUSGS

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Aftershocks of the 5.4 quake Mariana Islands Region 8 October 18:10 UTC

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Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Mariana Islands Region on Saturday, 8 October 2016 at 18:10 (GMT)
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