Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - 85km SSE of Isangel, Vanuatu on Monday, 26 August 2019
27 Aug 00:48 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 hours and 48 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2019-08-27 08:59:47 +11:00
Depth: 39.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.2497°S / 169.6233°E (Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: Aneityum (17 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
86 km (54 mi) SE of Isangel (pop: 1,400)
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|
|2019-08-27 08:59:47 +11:00 (26 Aug 21:59:47 UTC)||M 4.8 / 39.6 km||85km SSE of Isangel, Vanuatu||USGS|
|Mon, 26 Aug 21:59 UTC||M 4.8 / 40 km||Vanuatu||EMSC|
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