Strong mag. 5.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 124 km south of Colonia, Micronesia, on Wednesday, 25 August 1993 at 15:56 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 16 km depth
Date & time: 25 Aug 1993 15:56:51 UTC
Depth: 16.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.415°N / 138.306°E (North Pacific Ocean, Micronesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
124 km (77 mi) S of Colonia (Yap) (pop: 7,370) --> See nearby quakes!
397 km (247 mi) E of Kayangel (Palau) (pop: 188) --> See nearby quakes!
413 km (257 mi) ENE of Ulimang (Palau) (pop: 581) --> See nearby quakes!
421 km (261 mi) ENE of Ngchesar Hamlet (Palau) (pop: 300) --> See nearby quakes!
428 km (266 mi) ENE of Imeong Hamlet (Palau) (pop: 132) --> See nearby quakes!
435 km (271 mi) ENE of Ngchemiangel (Bkurrengel, Palau) (pop: 270) --> See nearby quakes!
438 km (272 mi) ENE of Koror Town (Koror, Palau) (pop: 12,700) --> See nearby quakes!
472 km (293 mi) ENE of Kloulklubed (Klouklubed, Palau) (pop: 702) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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|5.3||16 km||State of Yap, Federated States of Micronesia||USGS|
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