Strong mag. 5.8 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 24 km northeast of Colonia, Micronesia, on Thursday, 6 October 2011 at 07:37 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.8 earthquake at 20 km depth
Date & time: 6 Oct 2011 07:37:01 UTC
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.7°N / 138.245°E (Philippines Sea, Micronesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
24 km (15 mi) NNE of Colonia (Yap) (pop: 7,370) --> See nearby quakes!
427 km (266 mi) ENE of Kayangel (Palau) (pop: 188) --> See nearby quakes!
459 km (285 mi) ENE of Ulimang (Palau) (pop: 581) --> See nearby quakes!
470 km (292 mi) ENE of Ngchesar Hamlet (Palau) (pop: 300) --> See nearby quakes!
475 km (295 mi) ENE of Imeong Hamlet (Palau) (pop: 132) --> See nearby quakes!
484 km (301 mi) ENE of Ngchemiangel (Bkurrengel, Palau) (pop: 270) --> See nearby quakes!
490 km (305 mi) ENE of Koror Town (Koror, Palau) (pop: 12,700) --> See nearby quakes!
529 km (329 mi) NE of Kloulklubed (Klouklubed, Palau) (pop: 702) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1013 joules (8.78 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7558 tons of TNT or 0.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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|5.8||20 km||State of Yap, Federated States of Micronesia||USGS|
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