Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Mariana Islands Region on Wednesday, 14 December 2016 at 21:14 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - Mariana Islands Region on Wednesday, 14 December 2016 at 21:14 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 10 km depth

14 Dec 21:22 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 8 minutes.
Dec 14 21:24: Magnitude recalculée de 5.3 à 5.4.
Dec 14 21:28: Magnitude recalculée de 5.4 à 5.5.
Dec 14 21:58: Magnitude recalculée de 5.5 à 5.3.
Profondeur recalculée de 10.0 à 22.0 km.
Profondeur recalculée de 22.0 à 10.0 km.
Dec 15 15:00: Magnitude recalculée de 5.3 à 5.6.
Dec 15 15:12: Magnitude recalculée de 5.6 à 5.5.
Date & time: 14 Dec 2016 09:14:56 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.5
Profondeur: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.3°N / 144.34°E (Îles Mariannes du Nord)
Volcan le plus près: Daikoku (52 km / 32 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
383 km NNW de Pagan Village (Pagan Island) (pop: 50)
679 km SSE de Hutami (Ogasawara, Japon) (pop: 897)
693 km NNW de Saipan (Xanthi) (pop: 48,200)
717 km N de San Jose Village (San Jose) (pop: 15,000)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 5.510 kmMariana Islands RegionGFZ
M 5.530 km MARIANA ISLANDS REGIONEMSC
M 5.531 km- 110km NNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana IslandsUSGS

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Aftershocks of the 5.5 quake Mariana Islands Region 14 December 21:14 UTC

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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Mariana Islands Region on Wednesday, 14 December 2016 at 21:14 (GMT)
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