Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 114 km south of Colonia, Micronesia, on Sunday, 15 January 1984 at 20:30 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 15 Jan 1984 20:30:39 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.522°N / 137.879°E (North Pacific Ocean, Micronesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
114 km (71 mi) SSW of Colonia (Yap) (pop: 7,370) --> See nearby quakes!
351 km (218 mi) E of Kayangel (Palau) (pop: 188) --> See nearby quakes!
370 km (230 mi) ENE of Ulimang (Palau) (pop: 581) --> See nearby quakes!
379 km (235 mi) ENE of Ngchesar Hamlet (Palau) (pop: 300) --> See nearby quakes!
385 km (239 mi) ENE of Imeong Hamlet (Palau) (pop: 132) --> See nearby quakes!
393 km (244 mi) ENE of Ngchemiangel (Bkurrengel, Palau) (pop: 270) --> See nearby quakes!
397 km (247 mi) ENE of Koror Town (Koror, Palau) (pop: 12,700) --> See nearby quakes!
432 km (268 mi) ENE of Kloulklubed (Klouklubed, Palau) (pop: 702) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|5.0||33 km||State of Yap, Federated States of Micronesia||USGS|
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