Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, Micronesia, on Thursday, 25 February 2010 at 00:53 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 35 km depth
Date & time: 25 Feb 2010 00:53:52 UTC
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.315°N / 137.703°E (North Pacific Ocean, Micronesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
141 km (88 mi) SSW of Colonia (Yap) (pop: 7,370) --> See nearby quakes!
330 km (205 mi) E of Kayangel (Palau) (pop: 188) --> See nearby quakes!
346 km (215 mi) ENE of Ulimang (Palau) (pop: 581) --> See nearby quakes!
354 km (220 mi) ENE of Ngchesar Hamlet (Palau) (pop: 300) --> See nearby quakes!
361 km (224 mi) ENE of Imeong Hamlet (Palau) (pop: 132) --> See nearby quakes!
368 km (229 mi) ENE of Ngchemiangel (Bkurrengel, Palau) (pop: 270) --> See nearby quakes!
371 km (231 mi) ENE of Koror Town (Koror, Palau) (pop: 12,700) --> See nearby quakes!
406 km (252 mi) ENE of Kloulklubed (Klouklubed, Palau) (pop: 702) --> See nearby quakes!
424 km (263 mi) ENE of Saipan (Palau) (pop: 320) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|5.0||35 km||State of Yap, Federated States of Micronesia||USGS|
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