Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Mariana Islands on Saturday, 24 December 2016 at 11:30 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Mariana Islands on Saturday, 24 December 2016 at 11:30 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 45 km depth

24 Dec 11:38 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 8 minutes.
Dec 24 11:39: Magnitude recalculée de 5.0 à 5.1.
Dec 24 11:39: Magnitude recalculée de 5.1 à 5.2.
Dec 24 11:40: Magnitude recalculée de 5.2 à 5.4.
Dec 24 11:44: Magnitude recalculée de 5.4 à 5.5.
Dec 24 13:22: Magnitude recalculée de 5.5 à 5.1.
Profondeur recalculée de 10.0 à 45.0 km.
Date & time: 24 Dec 2016 11:30:14 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.1
Profondeur: 45.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.74°N / 144.82°E (Îles Mariannes du Nord)
Volcan le plus près: Farallon de Pajaros (19 km / 12 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
307 km NNW de Pagan Village (Pagan Island) (pop: 50)
623 km N de Saipan (pop: 48,200)
648 km N de San Jose Village (San Jose) (pop: 15,000)
732 km N de Dugi Village
735 km N de Songsong
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 5.145 kmMariana IslandsGFZ
M 5.240 km MAUG ISLANDS REG, N. MARIANA IS.EMSC
M 5.339 km- 25km NNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana IslandsUSGS

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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake Mariana Islands 24 December 11:30 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 24 Dec 2016 12:10 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    66 km (41 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Mariana Islands on Saturday, 24 December 2016 at 11:30 (GMT)
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