Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 235 km southwest of Colonia, Micronesia, on Thursday, 7 November 1985 at 23:34 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 34 km depth
Date & time: 7 Nov 1985 23:34:34 UTC
Depth: 33.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.698°N / 137.026°E (North Pacific Ocean, Micronesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
235 km (146 mi) SSW of Colonia (Yap) (pop: 7,370) --> See nearby quakes!
258 km (160 mi) E of Kayangel (Palau) (pop: 188) --> See nearby quakes!
263 km (163 mi) E of Ulimang (Palau) (pop: 581) --> See nearby quakes!
268 km (166 mi) E of Ngchesar Hamlet (Palau) (pop: 300) --> See nearby quakes!
276 km (172 mi) E of Imeong Hamlet (Palau) (pop: 132) --> See nearby quakes!
282 km (176 mi) E of Ngchemiangel (Bkurrengel, Palau) (pop: 270) --> See nearby quakes!
284 km (176 mi) E of Koror Town (Koror, Palau) (pop: 12,700) --> See nearby quakes!
314 km (195 mi) ENE of Kloulklubed (Klouklubed, Palau) (pop: 702) --> See nearby quakes!
331 km (206 mi) ENE of Saipan (Palau) (pop: 320) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.1||34 km||State of Yap, Federated States of Micronesia||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 07 Feb 1986 01:16 UTC| M 4.6 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|37 km (23 mi) distance| USGS | Details