Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - 87 km northwest of Port-Vila, Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu, on 2020-05-28 09:34:07 +11:00 -
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Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 10 km depth
27 May 22:56 UTC: First to report: USGS after 22 minutes.
Date & time: 27 May 2020 22:34:07 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-05-28 09:34:07 +11:00
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.0944°S / 167.8446°E (Coral Sea, Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: Emae (57 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
87 km (54 mi) NW of Port Vila (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) SSE of Norsup (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) SSE of Luganville (pop: 13,400) --> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) SSE of Port-Olry (pop: 1,950) --> See nearby quakes!
312 km (194 mi) NNW of Isangel (pop: 1,440) --> See nearby quakes!
359 km (223 mi) S of Sola (pop: 1,170) --> See nearby quakes!
419 km (260 mi) NNE of Fayaoué (New Caledonia) (pop: 4,410) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) SSE of Malakula Island (pop: 22,900) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SSW of Paama Island (pop: 1,630) --> 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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|M 4.7||10 km||87km NW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu||USGS|
|M 4.7||10 km||Vanuatu||EMSC|
|M 4.6||27 km||Vanuatu Islands||GFZ|
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