Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - Coral Sea, 57 km east of Isangel, Tafea Province, Vanuatu, on Tuesday, 22 October 2019 at 14:03 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - Coral Sea, 57 km east of Isangel, Tafea Province, Vanuatu, on Tuesday, 22 October 2019 at 14:03 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 21 km depth

22 Oct 14:33 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 29 minutes.
Date & time: 22 Oct 2019 14:03:52 UTC
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 21.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.69°S / 169.8°E (Coral Sea, Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: Yasur (42 km / 26 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
57 km (35 mi) ESE of Isangel (pop: 1,440) --> See nearby quakes!
268 km (166 mi) SE of Port Vila (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
287 km (179 mi) NE of Tadine (Maré, New Caledonia) (pop: 7,490) --> See nearby quakes!
298 km (185 mi) ENE of Wé (Lifou, New Caledonia) (pop: 10,400) --> See nearby quakes!
357 km (222 mi) ENE of Fayaoué (New Caledonia) (pop: 4,410) --> See nearby quakes!
441 km (274 mi) NE of Mont-Dore (New Caledonia) (pop: 24,700) --> See nearby quakes!
443 km (275 mi) NE of Dumbéa (New Caledonia) (pop: 19,300) --> See nearby quakes!
449 km (279 mi) NE of Païta (New Caledonia) (pop: 12,600) --> See nearby quakes!
451 km (280 mi) NE of Noumea (New Caledonia) (pop: 93,100) --> See nearby quakes!
472 km (293 mi) SSE of Lakatoro (pop: 705) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) ESE of Tanna Island (pop: 28,800) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) N of Aneityum Island (pop: 915) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.621 kmVanuatuEMSC
M 4.621 km57km ESE of Isangel, VanuatuUSGS

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