Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.0 - Mariana Islands, mercoledì, 14 dicembre 2016

Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.0 - Mariana Islands, mercoledì, 14 dicembre 2016

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

14 Dec 02:08 UTC: Primo a segnalare: GFZ dopo 7 minuti.
Dec 14 02:09: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 5.8 a 5.7.
Dec 14 02:09: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 5.7 a 5.8.
Dec 14 08:52: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 5.8 a 6.0.
Data & ora: 14 Dec 2016 02:01:22 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitudine: 6.0
Profondità: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 20.99°N / 144.43°E (Isole Marianne settentrionali)
Vulcano più vicino: Daikoku (37 km / 23 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
348 km NNW da Pagan Village (Pagan Island) (pop: 50)
658 km NNW da Saipan (pop: 48,200)
681 km N da San Jose (pop: 15,000)
Fonte dati primaria: GFZ
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 6.010 kmMariana IslandsGFZ
M 6.028 kmNNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana IslandsGeoAu
M 6.028 km- 97km NNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana IslandsUSGS

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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake Mariana Islands 14 December 02:01 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (4 quakes):
  • 24 Dec 2016 12:10 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    66 km (41 mi) depth
    42 km (26 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 24 Dec 2016 11:30 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    45 km (28 mi) depth
    49 km (31 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 24 Dec 2016 10:10 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    40 km (24.9 mi) depth
    50 km (31 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 14 Dec 2016 21:14 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    36 km (22 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Mariana Islands on Wednesday, 14 December 2016 at 02:01 (GMT)
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