Strong mag. 5.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 177 km southwest of Colonia, Micronesia, on Tuesday, 19 June 1973 at 03:34 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.8 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 19 Jun 1973 03:34:19 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.132°N / 137.334°E (North Pacific Ocean, Micronesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
177 km (110 mi) SSW of Colonia (Yap) (pop: 7,370) --> See nearby quakes!
288 km (179 mi) E of Kayangel (Palau) (pop: 188) --> See nearby quakes!
302 km (188 mi) E of Ulimang (Palau) (pop: 581) --> See nearby quakes!
309 km (192 mi) ENE of Ngchesar Hamlet (Palau) (pop: 300) --> See nearby quakes!
316 km (197 mi) ENE of Imeong Hamlet (Palau) (pop: 132) --> See nearby quakes!
324 km (201 mi) ENE of Ngchemiangel (Bkurrengel, Palau) (pop: 270) --> See nearby quakes!
327 km (203 mi) ENE of Koror Town (Koror, Palau) (pop: 12,700) --> See nearby quakes!
360 km (224 mi) ENE of Kloulklubed (Klouklubed, Palau) (pop: 702) --> See nearby quakes!
379 km (235 mi) ENE of Saipan (Palau) (pop: 320) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1013 joules (8.78 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7558 tons of TNT or 0.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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|5.8||33 km||State of Yap, Federated States of Micronesia||USGS|
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