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Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - W. Caroline Islands, Micronesia on Sunday, 17 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 10 days earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake  - W. Caroline Islands, Micronesia on Sunday, 17 December 2017
Dec 17 23:49: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.4.
Date & time: Sunday, 17 December 2017 23:41 UTC
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.01°N / 140.11°E (Micronesia)
Nearest volcano: Seamount X (558 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 17 Dec 2017
Sun, 17 Dec 23:41 UTCM 5.5 / 100 km STATE OF YAP, MICRONESIAEMSC
Sun, 17 Dec 23:41 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km- 50km NW of Fais, MicronesiaUSGS

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