Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Coral Sea, 25 km northwest of Isangel, Tafea Province, Vanuatu, on 2019-05-26 15:58:08 +11:00

Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Coral Sea, 25 km northwest of Isangel, Tafea Province, Vanuatu, on 2019-05-26 15:58:08 +11:00

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 118 km depth

26 May 05:21 UTC: First to report: USGS after 23 minutes.
Date & time: 26 May 2019 04:58:08 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2019-05-26 15:58:08 +11:00
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 117.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.3316°S / 169.1911°E (Coral Sea, Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: Yasur (34 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km (16 mi) NNW of Isangel (pop: 1,440) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) SSE of Port Vila (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
268 km (166 mi) NE of Wé (Lifou, New Caledonia) (pop: 10,400) --> See nearby quakes!
282 km (175 mi) NNE of Tadine (Maré, New Caledonia) (pop: 7,490) --> See nearby quakes!
314 km (195 mi) ENE of Fayaoué (New Caledonia) (pop: 4,410) --> See nearby quakes!
410 km (255 mi) SSE of Norsup (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
424 km (263 mi) NE of Dumbéa (New Caledonia) (pop: 19,300) --> See nearby quakes!
425 km (264 mi) NE of Mont-Dore (New Caledonia) (pop: 24,700) --> See nearby quakes!
429 km (266 mi) NE of Païta (New Caledonia) (pop: 12,600) --> See nearby quakes!
434 km (270 mi) NE of Noumea (New Caledonia) (pop: 93,100) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NW of Tanna Island (pop: 28,800) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) NW of Aneityum Island (pop: 915) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.7118 km25km NNW of Isangel, VanuatuUSGS
M 4.7118 kmVanuatuEMSC

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