Strong mag. 5.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 81 km southeast of Colonia, Micronesia, on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 00:16:48
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Strong magnitude 5.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
19 Nov 15:43 UTC: First to report: USGS after 26 minutes.
Date & time: 19 Nov 2013 15:16:48 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, November 20, 2013 00:16:48
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.9163°N / 138.5342°E (North Pacific Ocean, Micronesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
81 km (50 mi) SE of Colonia (Yap) (pop: 7,370) --> See nearby quakes!
430 km (267 mi) ENE of Kayangel (Palau) (pop: 188) --> See nearby quakes!
452 km (281 mi) ENE of Ulimang (Palau) (pop: 581) --> See nearby quakes!
461 km (286 mi) ENE of Ngchesar Hamlet (Palau) (pop: 300) --> See nearby quakes!
467 km (290 mi) ENE of Imeong Hamlet (Palau) (pop: 132) --> See nearby quakes!
476 km (296 mi) ENE of Ngchemiangel (Bkurrengel, Palau) (pop: 270) --> See nearby quakes!
480 km (298 mi) ENE of Koror Town (Koror, Palau) (pop: 12,700) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SE of Yap Island (pop: 4,920) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) SSE of Gagil-Tamil Island (pop: 1,760) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1013 joules (8.78 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7558 tons of TNT or 0.5 atomic bombs!) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|6.0||10 km||W. Caroline Islands, Micronesia||GFZ|
|6.0||10 km||STATE OF YAP, MICRONESIA||EMSC|
|5.8||10 km||79km SE of Yap, Micronesia||USGS|
|6.2||23 km||Yap Island Region, Micronesia||GeoAu|
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