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Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - W. Caroline Islands, Micronesia on Friday, 8 December 2017 - information

Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - W. Caroline Islands, Micronesia on Friday, 8 December 2017

Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake  - W. Caroline Islands, Micronesia on Friday, 8 December 2017
Date & time: Friday, 8 December 2017 00:22 UTC
Magnitude: 6.7
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.09°N / 140.25°E (Micronesia)
Nearest volcano: Seamount X (540 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 7.1*10^14 J (197 GWh / 1.7*10^5 tons of TNT / 10.6 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 8 Dec 2017
Fri, 8 Dec 00:22 UTCM 6.6 / 12 kmSTATE OF YAP, MICRONESIAEMSC
Fri, 8 Dec 00:22 UTCM 6.5 / 13.7 km- 52km NW of Fais, MicronesiaUSGS

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