Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - MARIANA ISLANDS REGION on Saturday, 7 July 2018 at 17:48 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 12 km depth
7 Jul 18:08 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 21 minutes.
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.68°N / 147.12°E (Northern Mariana Islands)
Nearest volcano: East Diamante (158 km / 98 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
155 km (97 mi) NE of Saipan (Capitol Hill) (pop: 48,200)
179 km (111 mi) NE of San Jose Village (San Jose) (pop: 15,000)
308 km (191 mi) SE of Pagan Village (Pagan Island) (pop: 50)
344 km (214 mi) NE of Dededo Village (Guam) (pop: 44,900)
355 km (221 mi) NE of Chalan Pago-Ordot Village (Guam) (pop: 6,820)
367 km (228 mi) NE of Santa Rita Village (Guam) (pop: 7,500)
370 km (230 mi) NE of Inarajan Village (Guam) (pop: 3,050)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 4.8||12 km||MARIANA ISLANDS REGION||EMSC|
|M 4.8||12 km||- 155km ENE of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands||USGS|
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