Very strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 55 km north of Colonia, Micronesia, on Sunday, 26 September 1993 at 03:31 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake at 10 km depth
Date & time: 26 Sep 1993 03:31:14 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.997°N / 138.222°E (Philippines Sea, Micronesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
55 km (34 mi) N of Colonia (Yap) (pop: 7,370) --> See nearby quakes!
440 km (273 mi) ENE of Kayangel (Palau) (pop: 188) --> See nearby quakes!
474 km (294 mi) NE of Ulimang (Palau) (pop: 581) --> See nearby quakes!
487 km (302 mi) NE of Ngchesar Hamlet (Palau) (pop: 300) --> See nearby quakes!
490 km (305 mi) NE of Imeong Hamlet (Palau) (pop: 132) --> See nearby quakes!
500 km (311 mi) NE of Ngchemiangel (Bkurrengel, Palau) (pop: 270) --> See nearby quakes!
506 km (315 mi) NE of Koror Town (Koror, Palau) (pop: 12,700) --> See nearby quakes!
546 km (339 mi) NE of Kloulklubed (Klouklubed, Palau) (pop: 702) --> See nearby quakes!
566 km (352 mi) NE of Saipan (Palau) (pop: 320) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1014 joules (49.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 42502 tons of TNT or 2.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.3||10 km||State of Yap, Federated States of Micronesia||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 26 Sep 1993 21:25 UTC| M 4.6 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|45 km (28 mi) distance| USGS | Details