Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 125 km south of Colonia, Micronesia, on Thursday, 5 October 2006 at 12:40 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 51 km depth
Date & time: 5 Oct 2006 12:40:59 UTC
Depth: 51.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.435°N / 137.798°E (North Pacific Ocean, Micronesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
125 km (78 mi) SSW of Colonia (Yap) (pop: 7,370) --> See nearby quakes!
341 km (212 mi) E of Kayangel (Palau) (pop: 188) --> See nearby quakes!
359 km (223 mi) ENE of Ulimang (Palau) (pop: 581) --> See nearby quakes!
367 km (228 mi) ENE of Ngchesar Hamlet (Palau) (pop: 300) --> See nearby quakes!
374 km (232 mi) ENE of Imeong Hamlet (Palau) (pop: 132) --> See nearby quakes!
382 km (237 mi) ENE of Ngchemiangel (Bkurrengel, Palau) (pop: 270) --> See nearby quakes!
385 km (239 mi) ENE of Koror Town (Koror, Palau) (pop: 12,700) --> See nearby quakes!
420 km (261 mi) ENE of Kloulklubed (Klouklubed, Palau) (pop: 702) --> See nearby quakes!
439 km (273 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||51 km||State of Yap, Federated States of Micronesia||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 03 Nov 2006 10:40 UTC| M 4.6 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|8 km (5 mi) distance| USGS | Details