Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - 137km S of Isangel, Vanuatu on Saturday, 26 January 2019
27 Jan 00:34 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 22 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2019-01-27 10:12:18 +11:00
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.7887°S / 169.2112°E (Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: Aneityum (88 km / 55 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
139 km (86 mi) S of Isangel (pop: 1,400)
162 km (100 mi) NE of Tadine (pop: 7,500)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2019-01-27 10:12:18 +11:00 (26 Jan 23:12:18 UTC)||M 4.8 / 10 km||- 137km S of Isangel, Vanuatu||USGS|
|Sat, 26 Jan 23:12 UTC||M 4.8 / 10 km||VANUATU||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
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