Murilo

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For the given name, see Murilo (given name).
Murilo is located in Pacific Ocean
Murilo
Murilo
Location of Murilo Atoll in the Pacific Ocean
Landsat picture of Murilo Atoll

Murilo is a village, atoll, and municipality in the state of Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia.[1]

It is located 9 km to the NE of Nomwin Atoll and 101 km to the NNE of Chuuk Lagoon.[2] Its population is over a 1,000 people. Together with Nomwin, Ruo, and Fananu they form the Hall Islands.

In 2010, the people of this small atoll ate at a "feast" of poisonous, critically endangered hawksbill turtles - 96 got seriously ill, 6 died, 4 of them children. Coordinates: 8°41′33″N 152°20′21″E / 8.69250°N 152.33917°E / 8.69250; 152.33917

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statoids.com, retrieved December 8, 2010
  2. ^ Oceandots - Murilo at the Wayback Machine (archived December 23, 2010)