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Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - 56km WNW of Fais, Micronesia on Saturday, 30 December 2017
Local time at epicenter:
2017-12-30 16:08:40 +09:00
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.0425°N / 140.0873°E
Nearest volcano: Seamount X
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011
joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) [learn more
Date & time: Saturday, 30 December 2017 07:08 UTC
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