Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - W. Caroline Islands, Micronesia on Monday, 6 July 2020 - information

Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.2 - Micronesia, 523 km west da Dededo Village (Guam), lunedì, 06 luglio 2020

- Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.2 - Micronesia, 523 km west da Dededo Village (Guam), lunedì, 06 luglio 2020

Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

6 Jul 18:23 UTC: Primo a segnalare: GFZ dopo 7 minuti.
Jul 6 18:25: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 6.3 a 6.2.
Data & ora: 6 Jul 2020 06:16:19 UTC -
Magnitudine: 6.2
Profondità: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 11,96°N / 140,29°E (Micronesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
361 km NE da Colonia (Yap) (pop: 7,370)
501 km WSW da Santa Rita Village (Guam) (pop: 7,500)
505 km WSW da Inarajan Village (Guam) (pop: 3,050)
512 km WSW da Chalan Pago-Ordot Village (Guam) (pop: 6,820)
523 km WSW da Dededo Village (Guam) (pop: 44,900)
667 km WSW da San Jose (Isole Marianne settentrionali) (pop: 15,000)
693 km WSW da Saipan (Isole Marianne settentrionali) (pop: 48,200)
747 km NE da Kayangel (Palau) (pop: 188)
Fonte dati primaria: GFZ
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 1,3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1,9 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 6.210 kmW. Caroline Islands, MicronesiaGFZ
M 6.310 km6.3 State Of Yap, MicronesiaEMSC
M 5.846 kmW. Caroline Islands, MicronesiaBMKG
M 6.240 kmW. Caroline Islands, MicronesiaGeoAu
M 6.120 kmWestern Caroline Islands, Micronesia [Sea: Micronesia]INGV
M 6.210 km257 km N of Fais, MicronesiaUSGS
M 6.220 km加罗林群岛地区 (Micronesia)CEIC

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Aftershocks of the 6.2 quake Micronesia, 523 km west of Dededo Village (Guam), 6 July 18:16 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (8 quakes):
  • 10 Nov 2020 04:41 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (17 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Nov 2020 01:51 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    30 km (18.6 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 24 Sep 2020 21:19 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    83 km (51.6 mi) depth
    |
    45 km (28 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 28 Jul 2020 23:31 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 Jul 2020 18:01 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    53 km (33 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Jul 2020 06:22 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (17 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 07 Jul 2020 01:20 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    34 km (21 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 Jul 2020 18:55 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details

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Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Micronesia, 523 km west of Dededo Village (Guam), on Monday, 6 July 2020 at 18:16 (GMT)

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