Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Mariana Islands on Wednesday, 7 March 2018 at 10:39 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Mariana Islands on Wednesday, 7 March 2018 at 10:39 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 256 km depth

Date & time: 7 Mar 2018 10:39:31 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 256.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.9°N / 145.6°E (Northern Mariana Islands)
Nearest volcano: Pagan (33 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (19 mi) SSW of Pagan Village (Pagan Island) (pop: 50)
299 km (186 mi) N of Saipan (Capitol Hill) (pop: 48,200)
326 km (203 mi) N of San Jose Village (San Jose) (pop: 15,000)
417 km (259 mi) N of Dugi Village
494 km (307 mi) N of Dededo Village (Guam) (pop: 44,900)
503 km (313 mi) N of Chalan Pago-Ordot Village (Guam) (pop: 6,820)
512 km (318 mi) N of Santa Rita Village (Guam) (pop: 7,500)
523 km (325 mi) N of Inarajan Village (Guam) (pop: 3,050)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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M 5.0256 kmMariana IslandsGFZ

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