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Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - 49km NW of Fais, Micronesia on Saturday, 30 December 2017
Local time at epicenter:
2017-12-31 02:00:52 +09:00
Depth: 21.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.1216°N / 140.2437°E
Nearest volcano: Seamount X
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011
joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) [learn more
Date & time: Saturday, 30 December 2017 17:00 UTC
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