Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 220 km southwest of Colonia, Micronesia, on Wednesday, 16 July 2003 at 11:55 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 16 Jul 2003 11:55:52 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.785°N / 137.151°E (North Pacific Ocean, Micronesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
220 km (137 mi) SSW of Colonia (Yap) (pop: 7,370) --> See nearby quakes!
270 km (168 mi) E of Kayangel (Palau) (pop: 188) --> See nearby quakes!
277 km (172 mi) E of Ulimang (Palau) (pop: 581) --> See nearby quakes!
282 km (175 mi) E of Ngchesar Hamlet (Palau) (pop: 300) --> See nearby quakes!
291 km (181 mi) E of Imeong Hamlet (Palau) (pop: 132) --> See nearby quakes!
297 km (185 mi) E of Ngchemiangel (Bkurrengel, Palau) (pop: 270) --> See nearby quakes!
299 km (186 mi) E of Koror Town (Koror, Palau) (pop: 12,700) --> See nearby quakes!
330 km (205 mi) ENE of Kloulklubed (Klouklubed, Palau) (pop: 702) --> See nearby quakes!
347 km (216 mi) ENE of Saipan (Palau) (pop: 320) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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|5.2||33 km||State of Yap, Federated States of Micronesia||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 25 Aug 2003 12:10 UTC| M 4.8 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|23 km (14 mi) distance| USGS | Details