Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Mariana Islands Region (Northern Mariana Islands) on Monday, 28 November 2005 at 16:41 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 11 km depth
Profondeur: 11.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.29°N / 146.055°E (Îles Mariannes du Nord)
Volcan le plus près: Maug Islands (92 km / 57 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
243 km N de Pagan Village (Pagan Island) (pop: 50) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
299 km N de Alamagan Village (pop: 15) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
566 km N de Saipan (pop: 48,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.0||11 km||Mariana Islands region (Northern Mariana Islands)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake Mariana Islands Region (Northern Mariana Islands) 28 November 2005 16:41 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 14 Feb 2006 15:27 UTC| M 6.3 |40 km (24.9 mi) depth|60 km (38 mi) distance| USGS | Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Mariana Islands Region (Northern Mariana Islands) on Tuesday, 14 February 2006 at 15:27 (GMT)