Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 58 km south of Colonia, Micronesia, on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 02:33:53
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 35 km depth
20 Jan 18:29 UTC: First to report: USGS after 55 minutes.
Date & time: 20 Jan 2014 17:33:53 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, January 21, 2014 02:33:53
Depth: 35.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.9993°N / 138.1516°E (North Pacific Ocean, Micronesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
58 km (36 mi) S of Colonia (Yap) (pop: 7,370) --> See nearby quakes!
391 km (243 mi) ENE of Kayangel (Palau) (pop: 188) --> See nearby quakes!
415 km (258 mi) ENE of Ulimang (Palau) (pop: 581) --> See nearby quakes!
425 km (264 mi) ENE of Ngchesar Hamlet (Palau) (pop: 300) --> See nearby quakes!
431 km (268 mi) ENE of Imeong Hamlet (Palau) (pop: 132) --> See nearby quakes!
440 km (273 mi) ENE of Ngetkib (Airai, Palau) (pop: 62) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) S of Yap Island (pop: 4,920) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) S of Gagil-Tamil Island (pop: 1,760) --> 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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|4.8||10 km||W. Caroline Islands, Micronesia||GFZ|
|4.9||40 km||STATE OF YAP, MICRONESIA||EMSC|
|5.0||35 km||56km S of Yap, Micronesia||USGS|
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