Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 201 km southwest of Colonia, Micronesia, on Tuesday, 13 December 1977 at 08:47 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 44 km depth
Date & time: 13 Dec 1977 08:47:25 UTC
Depth: 44.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.064°N / 137.03°E (North Pacific Ocean, Micronesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
201 km (125 mi) SW of Colonia (Yap) (pop: 7,370) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (158 mi) E of Kayangel (Palau) (pop: 188) --> See nearby quakes!
268 km (166 mi) E of Ulimang (Palau) (pop: 581) --> See nearby quakes!
275 km (171 mi) ENE of Ngchesar Hamlet (Palau) (pop: 300) --> See nearby quakes!
282 km (175 mi) ENE of Imeong Hamlet (Palau) (pop: 132) --> See nearby quakes!
290 km (180 mi) ENE of Ngchemiangel (Bkurrengel, Palau) (pop: 270) --> See nearby quakes!
292 km (182 mi) ENE of Koror Town (Koror, Palau) (pop: 12,700) --> See nearby quakes!
326 km (203 mi) ENE of Kloulklubed (Klouklubed, Palau) (pop: 702) --> See nearby quakes!
345 km (214 mi) ENE of Saipan (Palau) (pop: 320) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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|5.2||44 km||State of Yap, Federated States of Micronesia||USGS|
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