Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 227 km south of Colonia, Micronesia, on Friday, 7 February 1986 at 01:16 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 33 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.625°N / 137.354°E (North Pacific Ocean, Micronesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
227 km (141 mi) SSW of Colonia (Yap) (pop: 7,370) --> See nearby quakes!
295 km (183 mi) E of Kayangel (Palau) (pop: 188) --> See nearby quakes!
299 km (186 mi) E of Ulimang (Palau) (pop: 581) --> See nearby quakes!
300 km (186 mi) E of Melekeok Village (Melekeok, Palau) (pop: 271) --> See nearby quakes!
312 km (194 mi) E of Imeong Hamlet (Palau) (pop: 132) --> See nearby quakes!
318 km (198 mi) E of Ngchemiangel (Bkurrengel, Palau) (pop: 270) --> See nearby quakes!
319 km (198 mi) E of Koror Town (Koror, Palau) (pop: 12,700) --> See nearby quakes!
348 km (216 mi) E of Kloulklubed (Klouklubed, Palau) (pop: 702) --> See nearby quakes!
365 km (226 mi) ENE of Saipan (Palau) (pop: 320) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.6||33 km||State of Yap, Federated States of Micronesia||USGS|
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