Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, Micronesia, on Saturday, November 09, 2013 09:20:45
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Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 27 km depth
9 Nov 00:44 UTC: First to report: USGS after 23 minutes.
Date & time: 9 Nov 2013 00:20:45 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, November 09, 2013 09:20:45
Depth: 27.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.0806°N / 137.5755°E (North Pacific Ocean, Micronesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
171 km (106 mi) SSW of Colonia (Yap) (pop: 7,370) --> See nearby quakes!
315 km (196 mi) E of Kayangel (Palau) (pop: 188) --> See nearby quakes!
327 km (203 mi) E of Ulimang (Palau) (pop: 581) --> See nearby quakes!
334 km (207 mi) ENE of Ngchesar Hamlet (Palau) (pop: 300) --> See nearby quakes!
341 km (212 mi) E of Imeong Hamlet (Palau) (pop: 132) --> See nearby quakes!
349 km (217 mi) ENE of Ngchemiangel (Bkurrengel, Palau) (pop: 270) --> See nearby quakes!
351 km (218 mi) ENE of Koror Town (Koror, Palau) (pop: 12,700) --> See nearby quakes!
384 km (239 mi) ENE of Kloulklubed (Klouklubed, Palau) (pop: 702) --> See nearby quakes!
402 km (250 mi) ENE of Saipan (Palau) (pop: 320) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) SSW of Yap Island (pop: 4,920) --> 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||10 km||W. Caroline Islands, Micronesia||GFZ|
|5.2||49 km||STATE OF YAP, MICRONESIA||EMSC|
|5.2||27 km||42km SSE of Ngulu, Micronesia||USGS|
|5.0||km||Caroline Islands, Micronesia||GeoAu|
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