Major magnitude 7.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 266 km east of Koror Town, Palau, on Sunday, 29 September 1912 at 20:51 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 7.5 earthquake at 15 km depth
Date & time: 29 Sep 1912 20:51:23 UTC
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.299°N / 136.888°E (North Pacific Ocean, Palau)
Nearby towns and cities:
249 km (155 mi) E of Melekeok Village (Melekeok) (pop: 271) --> See nearby quakes!
250 km (156 mi) E of Ulimang (pop: 581) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (158 mi) ESE of Kayangel (pop: 188) --> See nearby quakes!
262 km (163 mi) E of Imeong Hamlet (pop: 132) --> See nearby quakes!
266 km (165 mi) E of Koror Town (Koror) (pop: 12,700) --> See nearby quakes!
266 km (166 mi) E of Ngchemiangel (Bkurrengel) (pop: 270) --> See nearby quakes!
282 km (175 mi) SSW of Colonia (Yap, Micronesia) (pop: 7,370) --> See nearby quakes!
292 km (181 mi) E of Kloulklubed (Klouklubed) (pop: 702) --> See nearby quakes!
308 km (191 mi) E of Angaur State (pop: 188) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1016 joules (3117 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2.7 x 106 tons of TNT or 167.6 atomic bombs!) More info
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