Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 127 km south of Colonia, Micronesia, on Monday, 7 November 1988 at 04:42 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 7 Nov 1988 04:42:01 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.447°N / 137.722°E (North Pacific Ocean, Micronesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
127 km (79 mi) SSW of Colonia (Yap) (pop: 7,370) --> See nearby quakes!
333 km (207 mi) E of Kayangel (Palau) (pop: 188) --> See nearby quakes!
351 km (218 mi) ENE of Ulimang (Palau) (pop: 581) --> See nearby quakes!
360 km (223 mi) ENE of Ngchesar Hamlet (Palau) (pop: 300) --> See nearby quakes!
366 km (228 mi) ENE of Imeong Hamlet (Palau) (pop: 132) --> See nearby quakes!
374 km (233 mi) ENE of Ngchemiangel (Bkurrengel, Palau) (pop: 270) --> See nearby quakes!
378 km (235 mi) ENE of Koror Town (Koror, Palau) (pop: 12,700) --> See nearby quakes!
413 km (256 mi) ENE of Kloulklubed (Klouklubed, Palau) (pop: 702) --> See nearby quakes!
431 km (268 mi) ENE of Saipan (Palau) (pop: 320) --> 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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