Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Mariana Islands on Saturday, 17 December 2016 at 21:17 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake  - Mariana Islands on Saturday, 17 December 2016 at 21:17 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 10 km depth

17 Dec 21:26 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 10 minutes.
Dec 17 21:28: Magnitude recalculée de 5.1 à 5.2.
Dec 17 21:31: Magnitude recalculée de 5.2 à 5.3.
Date & time: 17 Dec 2016 09:17:21 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.3
Profondeur: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.28°N / 146.11°E (Îles Mariannes du Nord)
Volcan le plus près: East Diamante (32 km / 20 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
125 km NNE de Saipan (pop: 48,200)
155 km NNE de San Jose (pop: 15,000)
209 km S de Pagan Village (Pagan Island) (pop: 50)
336 km NNE de Dededo Village (Guam) (pop: 44,900)
347 km NNE de Chalan Pago-Ordot Village (Guam) (pop: 6,820)
357 km NNE de Santa Rita Village (Guam) (pop: 7,500)
365 km NNE de Inarajan Village (Guam) (pop: 3,050)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 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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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 5.310 kmMariana IslandsGFZ
M 5.12 km ANATAHAN REG, N. MARIANA ISLANDSEMSC
M 5.1141 km- 17km SE of Anatahan, Northern Mariana IslandsUSGS

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Aftershocks of the 5.3 quake Mariana Islands 17 December 21:17 UTC

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Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Mariana Islands on Saturday, 17 December 2016 at 21:17 (GMT)
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