Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 62 km south of Colonia, Micronesia, on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 00:33:13
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Strong magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 24 km depth
20 Jan 16:13 UTC: First to report: USGS after 40 minutes.
Date & time: 20 Jan 2014 15:33:13 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, January 21, 2014 00:33:13
Depth: 24.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.9752°N / 138.2369°E (North Pacific Ocean, Micronesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
62 km (38 mi) SSE of Colonia (Yap) (pop: 7,370) --> See nearby quakes!
400 km (248 mi) ENE of Kayangel (Palau) (pop: 188) --> See nearby quakes!
423 km (263 mi) ENE of Ulimang (Palau) (pop: 581) --> See nearby quakes!
433 km (269 mi) ENE of Ngchesar Hamlet (Palau) (pop: 300) --> See nearby quakes!
439 km (273 mi) ENE of Imeong Hamlet (Palau) (pop: 132) --> See nearby quakes!
448 km (278 mi) ENE of Ngchemiangel (Bkurrengel, Palau) (pop: 270) --> See nearby quakes!
452 km (281 mi) ENE of Koror Town (Koror, Palau) (pop: 12,700) --> See nearby quakes!
488 km (303 mi) ENE of Kloulklubed (Klouklubed, Palau) (pop: 702) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) SSE of Yap Island (pop: 4,920) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) S of Gagil-Tamil Island (pop: 1,760) --> See nearby quakes!
399 km (248 mi) ENE of Kayangel Island (pop: 188) --> 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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|5.3||10 km||W. Caroline Islands, Micronesia||GFZ|
|5.2||20 km||STATE OF YAP, MICRONESIA||EMSC|
|5.2||24 km||60km S of Yap, Micronesia||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 20 Jan 2014 17:33 UTC| M 5.0 |35.1 km (21.8 mi) depth|10 km (6 mi) distance| USGS | Details