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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - W. Caroline Islands, Micronesia on Saturday, 9 December 2017 - information

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - W. Caroline Islands, Micronesia on Saturday, 9 December 2017

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 6.7 quake: W. Caroline Islands, Micronesia on Fri, 8 Dec 00h22, which had occurred 1 day 15 hours earlier.
Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - W. Caroline Islands, Micronesia on Saturday, 9 December 2017
Date & time: Saturday, 9 December 2017 15:14 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.99°N / 140.3°E (Micronesia)
Nearest volcano: Seamount X (544 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 6.3*10^13 J (17.5 GWh / 15080 tons of TNT / 0.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 9 Dec 2017
Sat, 9 Dec 15:14 UTCM 6.0 / 10 km6.0 STATE OF YAP, MICRONESIAEMSC
Sat, 9 Dec 15:14 UTCM 6.1 / 10 km- 49km NW of Fais, MicronesiaUSGS
Sat, 9 Dec 15:14 UTCM 6.0 / 19.5 kmWestern Caroline Islands, Micronesia [Sea: Micronesia]INGV
Sat, 9 Dec 15:14 UTCM 5.9W. Caroline Islands, MicronesiaGeoAu

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