Mag. 4.7 earthquake - VANUATU on Sunday, 2 December 2018 at 03:36 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 202 km depth
2 Dec 03:55 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 19 minutes.
Depth: 202.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.63°S / 167.96°E (Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: Aoba (29 km / 18 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km (23 mi) S of Saratamata
78 km (49 mi) NE of Lakatoro (pop: 705)
86 km (54 mi) E of Luganville (pop: 13,400)
116 km (72 mi) SE of Port-Olry (pop: 1,950)
125 km (78 mi) SE of Rowo
200 km (124 mi) SSE of Sola (pop: 1,170)
237 km (147 mi) N of Port-Vila (Port Vila) (pop: 35,900)
756 km (470 mi) NNE of Noumea (New Caledonia) (pop: 93,100)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.7||202 km||VANUATU||EMSC|
|M 4.7||202 km||- 78km NE of Norsup, Vanuatu||USGS|
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