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Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 174 km north of Agrihan Village, Northern Mariana Islands, on Thursday, Jan 26, 2023 at 8:27 am (GMT +10) -

Updated: Jan 27, 2023 11:16 GMT -
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Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 174 km north of Agrihan Village, Northern Mariana Islands, on Thursday, Jan 26, 2023 at 8:27 am (GMT +10) Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 174 km north of Agrihan Village, Northern Mariana Islands, on Thursday, Jan 26, 2023 at 8:27 am (GMT +10)

Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 35 km depth

25 Jan 23:13 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 46 minutes.
25 Jan 23:13: Now using data updates from USGS
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Earthquake details

Date & timeJan 25, 2023 22:27:31 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Jan 26, 2023 at 8:27 am (GMT +10)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4.7
Depth35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude20.216°N / 146.1963°E (North Pacific Ocean, Northern Mariana Islands)
Antipode20.216°S / 33.804°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoAsuncion (102 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities174 km (108 mi) NNE of Agrihan Village (pop: 20) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
237 km (147 mi) N of Pagan Village (Pagan Island) (pop: 50) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
292 km (182 mi) N of Alamagan Village (pop: 15) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 24.6°C (76 F), humidity: 81%, wind: 10 m/s (19 kts) from ENE
Estimated seismic energy released7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.735 kmNorthern Mariana Islands: Mariana Islands RegionUSGS
4.72 kmNorthern Mariana Islands: MARIANA ISLANDS REGIONEMSC
4.710 kmNorthern Mariana Islands: Mariana Islands RegionIRIS
4.735 kmNorthern Mariana Islands: Mariana Islands RegionRaspberryShake

Seismograms

Seismic station: Chichijima Island (JCJ/JP network) | Distance from quake: 867 km / 539 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Chichijima Island: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Bandpass filter applied: 0.2-5.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Date and time GMTMag
Depth
DistanceLocationDetails
Dec 28, 1940 16:37
82 years ago
7.7

15 km
262km / 163mi388 km NE of Saipan, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
Jul 29, 2016 21:18
7 years ago
7.6

245 km
191km / 119miPhilippine Sea, 56 km N of Pagan Village, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
Sep 22, 1902 01:46
120 years ago
7.5

0 km
247km / 154mi29 km SE of Pagan Village, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
Oct 31, 2007 03:30
15 years ago
7.2

207 km
169km / 105miNorthern Mariana IslandsMore
Jun 19, 1947 07:34
76 years ago
7.2

35 km
172km / 107mi388 km N of Pagan Village, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
Oct 24, 1930 20:15
92 years ago
7.2

25 km
205km / 127miNorthern Mariana IslandsMore
Aug 23, 1995 07:06
27 years ago
7.1

595 km
183km / 114miNorthern Mariana IslandsMore
Jun 13, 1947 20:24
76 years ago
7.0

35 km
180km / 112mi401 km N of Pagan Village, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
Mar 7, 1962 11:01
61 years ago
6.9

635 km
167km / 104mi67 km NW of Agrihan Island, Northern Islands, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
May 14, 2013 00:32
10 years ago
6.8

602 km
189km / 117miPhilippine Sea, 85 km NW of Pagan Village, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
Sep 16, 1986 18:20
36 years ago
6.7

48 km
94km / 58miNorthern Mariana IslandsMore
Oct 27, 1966 14:21
56 years ago
6.7

10 km
225km / 140mi390 km N of Agrihan Village, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
Feb 1, 1956 13:41
67 years ago
6.7

370 km
201km / 125mi70 km W of Agrihan Island, Northern Islands, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
Nov 15, 1954 16:26
68 years ago
6.7

189 km
148km / 92mi25 km NE of Agrihan Island, Northern Islands, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
Jan 30, 2007 21:37
16 years ago
6.6

20 km
177km / 110miNorthern Mariana IslandsMore
Sep 29, 1960 11:18
62 years ago
6.6

420 km
170km / 105mi67 km SW of Asuncion Island, Northern Islands, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
Jun 17, 1969 19:26
54 years ago
6.5

203 km
152km / 94mi38 km NW of Agrihan Island, Northern Islands, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
Feb 10, 1966 14:21
57 years ago
6.5

46 km
55km / 34mi291 km N of Pagan Village, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
Oct 28, 1930 21:10
92 years ago
6.5

25 km
198km / 123miNorthern Mariana IslandsMore
Jun 28, 2019 15:51
4 years ago
6.4

441 km
189km / 118miPhilippine Sea, 181 km NW of Agrihan Village, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
Jun 28, 2019 15:51
4 years ago
6.4

430 km
187km / 116miPhilippine Sea, 177 km NW of Agrihan Village, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
Jan 18, 1993 01:18
30 years ago
6.4

151 km
206km / 128miNorthern Mariana IslandsMore
May 4, 1988 23:47
35 years ago
6.4

123 km
193km / 120miNorthern Mariana IslandsMore
May 11, 1974 06:14
49 years ago
6.4

6 km
124km / 77miNorthern Mariana IslandsMore
Feb 14, 2006 15:27
17 years ago
6.3

40 km
67km / 42miNorthern Mariana IslandsMore
Jul 15, 1996 16:51
27 years ago
6.3

177 km
176km / 109miAgrihan, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
Dec 30, 1994 15:12
28 years ago
6.3

219 km
205km / 127miNorthern Mariana IslandsMore
Sep 14, 1983 11:25
39 years ago
6.3

159 km
239km / 149miPragan, Northern Islands, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
May 21, 1957 01:12
66 years ago
6.3

102 km
273km / 170mi375 km NW of Agrihan Village, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
Jun 13, 2020 21:08
3 years ago
6.2

624 km
184km / 114miPhilippine Sea, 419 km N of Saipan, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
Dec 17, 2013 23:38
9 years ago
6.2

16 km
85km / 53miNorth Pacific Ocean, 254 km NE of Agrihan Village, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
Aug 24, 1995 07:55
27 years ago
6.2

586 km
191km / 119miNorthern Mariana IslandsMore
Aug 24, 1995 01:55
27 years ago
6.2

588 km
189km / 118miNorthern Mariana IslandsMore
Mar 8, 2010 09:47
13 years ago
6.1

427 km
180km / 112mi78 km SW of Asuncion Island, Northern Islands, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
Oct 6, 2007 12:38
15 years ago
6.1

20 km
193km / 120miNorthern Mariana IslandsMore
Oct 20, 1995 19:21
27 years ago
6.1

225 km
181km / 113miAgrihan, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
Apr 14, 1987 02:08
36 years ago
6.1

23 km
176km / 109miNorthern Mariana IslandsMore
Jan 4, 1982 06:05
41 years ago
6.1

590 km
252km / 157miPragan, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
Oct 17, 1979 05:43
43 years ago
6.1

601 km
211km / 131miNorthern Mariana IslandsMore
May 10, 1970 20:05
53 years ago
6.1

605 km
204km / 127miNorthern Mariana IslandsMore
Jun 24, 1951 10:55
72 years ago
6.1

35 km
204km / 127mi394 km N of Saipan, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
Feb 12, 2019 12:34
4 years ago
6.0

142 km
140km / 87miPhilippine Sea, 97 km N of Pagan Village, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
Dec 14, 2016 02:01
6 years ago
6.0

10 km
203km / 126miNorth Pacific Ocean, 281 km NW of Agrihan Village, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
Nov 24, 2015 13:21
7 years ago
6.0

614 km
192km / 119miPhilippine Sea, 89 km NW of Pagan Village, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
Nov 19, 2013 17:00
9 years ago
6.0

511 km
220km / 137miPhilippine Sea, 73 km NW of Pagan Village, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
Nov 28, 2005 16:41
17 years ago
6.0

11 km
17km / 10miNorthern Mariana IslandsMore
Aug 13, 2005 07:36
17 years ago
6.0

49 km
42km / 26miNorthern Mariana IslandsMore
Jun 15, 2001 06:17
22 years ago
6.0

33 km
175km / 108miNorthern Mariana IslandsMore
Oct 26, 1991 02:27
31 years ago
6.0

192 km
198km / 123miNorthern Mariana IslandsMore
Apr 20, 1966 16:26
57 years ago
6.0

25 km
189km / 117mi431 km N of Saipan, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
Jan 2, 1965 13:44
58 years ago
6.0

132 km
124km / 77mi54 km SE of Asuncion Island, Northern Islands, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
Jul 30, 1953 23:44
70 years ago
6.0

200 km
172km / 107mi43 km NW of Agrihan Island, Northern Islands, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
Dec 2, 2008 12:31
14 years ago
5.9

137 km
132km / 82mi41 km N of Agrihan Island, Northern Islands, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
Jul 20, 2004 14:16
19 years ago
5.9

13 km
91km / 56miNorthern Mariana IslandsMore
Jan 7, 2002 13:26
21 years ago
5.9

599 km
191km / 119miNorthern Mariana IslandsMore
Jan 21, 1987 11:26
36 years ago
5.9

118 km
143km / 89miFarallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
May 13, 1979 06:26
44 years ago
5.9

251 km
163km / 101miNorthern Mariana IslandsMore
Jan 25, 1974 20:28
49 years ago
5.9

141 km
162km / 100miNorthern Mariana IslandsMore
Apr 5, 1967 02:34
56 years ago
5.9

27 km
118km / 73mi268 km NE of Pagan Village, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
Aug 28, 1957 23:22
65 years ago
5.9

20 km
118km / 73mi38 km NE of Farallon de Pajaros Island, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
Jul 8, 2022 23:36
29 weeks ago
5.8

10 km
163km / 101miNorth Pacific Ocean, 154 km NE of Pagan Village, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
Jun 13, 2020 21:08
3 years ago
5.8

590 km
180km / 112miPhilippine Sea, 414 km N of Saipan, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
Dec 21, 2016 16:43
6 years ago
5.8

10 km
161km / 100miNorth Pacific Ocean, 375 km N of Pagan Village, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
Jan 18, 1970 00:18
53 years ago
5.8

18 km
142km / 88miNorthern Mariana IslandsMore
Apr 6, 1967 12:21
56 years ago
5.8

25 km
111km / 69mi267 km NE of Pagan Village, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
Sep 8, 2012 06:54
10 years ago
5.7

9.2 km
148km / 92miNorth Pacific Ocean, 378 km N of Pagan Village, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
Sep 8, 2012 06:54
10 years ago
5.7

5 km
149km / 92miNorth Pacific Ocean, 379 km N of Pagan Village, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
Oct 18, 1998 08:33
24 years ago
5.7

152 km
137km / 85miNorthern Mariana IslandsMore
Apr 5, 1967 02:47
56 years ago
5.7

25 km
111km / 69mi259 km NE of Pagan Village, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
Aug 22, 2010 09:33
12 years ago
5.6

26 km
150km / 93mi197 km NE of Agrihan Village, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
Jun 23, 1999 19:37
24 years ago
5.6

103 km
123km / 76miNorthern Mariana IslandsMore
Sep 29, 1997 17:35
25 years ago
5.6

70 km
41km / 25miNorthern Mariana IslandsMore
May 9, 1987 08:05
36 years ago
5.6

149 km
133km / 83miNorthern Mariana IslandsMore
Jun 17, 1977 14:45
46 years ago
5.6

108 km
141km / 88miNorthern Mariana IslandsMore
Jul 6, 2020 12:58
3 years ago
5.5

128 km
168km / 105miNorth Pacific Ocean, 331 km N of Pagan Village, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
May 23, 2014 21:20
9 years ago
5.5

558 km
183km / 114miPhilippine Sea, 426 km N of Saipan, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
Dec 28, 2013 19:31
9 years ago
5.5

51 km
73km / 46miNorth Pacific Ocean, 245 km NE of Agrihan Village, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
Sep 18, 2013 16:48
9 years ago
5.5

138 km
134km / 83miPhilippine Sea, 439 km N of Saipan, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
Dec 27, 1994 17:33
28 years ago
5.5

33 km
60km / 37miNorthern Mariana IslandsMore
Oct 8, 2016 18:10
6 years ago
5.4

10 km
67km / 41miNorth Pacific Ocean, 175 km NE of Agrihan Village, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
Dec 4, 2015 04:25
7 years ago
5.4

10 km
129km / 80miNorth Pacific Ocean, 294 km N of Agrihan Village, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
Jul 30, 1991 09:39
32 years ago
5.4

595 km
184km / 114miNorthern Mariana IslandsMore
Sep 11, 1988 11:36
34 years ago
5.4

176 km
157km / 97miAgrihan, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
Nov 4, 2021 15:46
1 year 12 weeks ago
5.3

558 km
183km / 113miPhilippine Sea, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
Oct 5, 2020 19:04
2 years ago
5.3

138 km
100km / 62miPhilippine Sea, 130 km N of Agrihan Village, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
Feb 6, 2019 17:44
4 years ago
5.3

43 km
126km / 78miNorth Pacific Ocean, 291 km N of Agrihan Village, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
Aug 27, 2007 22:24
15 years ago
5.3

602 km
188km / 117miNorthern Mariana IslandsMore
Aug 27, 2007 22:21
15 years ago
5.3

588 km
190km / 118miNorthern Mariana IslandsMore
Oct 3, 1995 23:26
27 years ago
5.3

409 km
181km / 113miNorthern Mariana IslandsMore
Dec 31, 1994 20:10
28 years ago
5.3

33 km
79km / 49miNorthern Mariana IslandsMore
Dec 26, 1994 14:30
28 years ago
5.3

33 km
123km / 76miNorthern Mariana IslandsMore
Sep 20, 1993 19:54
29 years ago
5.3

33 km
118km / 73miNorthern Mariana IslandsMore
Jun 9, 1989 16:52
34 years ago
5.3

149 km
110km / 68miNorthern Mariana IslandsMore
Jul 19, 1985 12:13
38 years ago
5.3

33 km
67km / 41miNorthern Mariana IslandsMore
May 2, 1985 19:57
38 years ago
5.3

116 km
125km / 78miNorthern Mariana IslandsMore
Dec 27, 1982 01:32
40 years ago
5.3

600 km
184km / 114miNorthern Mariana IslandsMore
Nov 3, 1978 13:05
44 years ago
5.3

51 km
45km / 28miNorthern Mariana IslandsMore
Apr 17, 2021 01:27
1 year 41 weeks ago
5.2

10 km
132km / 82miNorth Pacific Ocean, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
Sep 28, 2017 08:11
5 years ago
5.2

10 km
98km / 61miPhilippine Sea, 161 km N of Agrihan Village, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
May 31, 2017 06:29
6 years ago
5.2

163 km
131km / 81miNorth Pacific Ocean, 429 km N of Saipan, Northern Mariana IslandsMore
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