Strong mag. 5.6 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 11 km southeast of Colonia, Micronesia, on Wednesday, 13 June 1990 at 02:44 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.6 earthquake at 21 km depth
Date & time: 13 Jun 1990 02:44:08 UTC
Depth: 20.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.457°N / 138.202°E (Philippines Sea, Micronesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) SE of Colonia (Yap) (pop: 7,370) --> See nearby quakes!
412 km (256 mi) ENE of Kayangel (Palau) (pop: 188) --> See nearby quakes!
441 km (274 mi) ENE of Ulimang (Palau) (pop: 581) --> See nearby quakes!
453 km (281 mi) ENE of Ngchesar Hamlet (Palau) (pop: 300) --> See nearby quakes!
457 km (284 mi) ENE of Imeong Hamlet (Palau) (pop: 132) --> See nearby quakes!
467 km (290 mi) ENE of Ngchemiangel (Bkurrengel, Palau) (pop: 270) --> See nearby quakes!
472 km (294 mi) ENE of Koror Town (Koror, Palau) (pop: 12,700) --> See nearby quakes!
511 km (317 mi) ENE of Kloulklubed (Klouklubed, Palau) (pop: 702) --> See nearby quakes!
531 km (330 mi) ENE of Saipan (Palau) (pop: 320) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1013 joules (4.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3788 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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|5.6||21 km||State of Yap, Federated States of Micronesia||USGS|
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