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Event status: uncertain, preliminary [?]

Reported quake or seismic-like event: Philippine Sea, State of Aimeliik, 22 km northwest of Koror Town, Palau, Thursday, Dec 16, 2021 at 8:29 pm (GMT +9) -

Reported quake or seismic-like event: Philippine Sea, State of Aimeliik, 22 km northwest of Koror Town, Palau, Thursday, Dec 16, 2021 at 8:29 pm (GMT +9) Reported quake or seismic-like event: Philippine Sea, State of Aimeliik, 22 km northwest of Koror Town, Palau, Thursday, Dec 16, 2021 at 8:29 pm (GMT +9)
16 Dec 11:34 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 5 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeDec 16, 2021 11:29:35 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Dec 16, 2021 at 8:29 pm (GMT +9)
Statusuncertain, preliminary
Magnitudeunknown (3.2?)
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude7.44595°N / 134.31176°E (Philippine Sea, State of Aimeliik, Palau)
Antipode7.446°S / 45.688°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt5 reports
Primary data sourceVolcanoDiscovery (User-reported shaking)
Nearby towns and cities18 km (11 mi) W of Ngchemiangel (Bkurrengel, Aimeliik) (pop: 270) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
22 km (13 mi) WNW of Koror Town (Koror) (pop: 12,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
24 km (15 mi) WNW of Ngetkib (Airai) (pop: 62) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
26 km (16 mi) WSW of Imeong Hamlet (Ngaremlengui) (pop: 132) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
45 km (28 mi) N of Kloulklubed (Klouklubed, Peleliu) (pop: 702) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
64 km (39 mi) NNE of Saipan (Angaur) (pop: 320) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
84 km (52 mi) SSW of Kayangel (pop: 188) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeBroken Clouds 26°C (79 F), humidity: 94%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from ENE
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Koror Town (22.2 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / 1-2 s : In my room watching my utube show  
Koror Town (22.2 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / 1-2 s : In my room watching my utube show  
Palau (7.1 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : Bed shook.  
Koror Town (22.9 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Koror, Palau / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s

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