Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - 214 km southeast of Port-Vila, Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu, on Monday, 20 July 2020 at 21:38 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 262 km depth
20 Jul 22:07 UTC: First to report: USGS after 29 minutes.
Date & time: 20 Jul 2020 21:38:18 UTC -
Depth: 261.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.2052°S / 169.626°E (Coral Sea, Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: Yasur (41 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
52 km (32 mi) NE of Isangel (pop: 1,440) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 mi) SE of Port Vila (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
312 km (194 mi) NE of Wé (Lifou, New Caledonia) (pop: 10,400) --> See nearby quakes!
318 km (197 mi) NE of Tadine (Maré, New Caledonia) (pop: 7,490) --> See nearby quakes!
422 km (262 mi) SE of Norsup (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
465 km (289 mi) NE of Dumbéa (New Caledonia) (pop: 19,300) --> See nearby quakes!
466 km (289 mi) NE of Mont-Dore (New Caledonia) (pop: 24,700) --> See nearby quakes!
475 km (295 mi) NE of Noumea (New Caledonia) (pop: 93,100) --> See nearby quakes!
486 km (302 mi) SSE of Luganville (pop: 13,400) --> See nearby quakes!
537 km (334 mi) SSE of Port-Olry (pop: 1,950) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) NE of Tanna Island (pop: 28,800) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) N of Aneityum Island (pop: 915) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.4||262 km||51 km NE of Isangel, Vanuatu||USGS|
|M 4.4||262 km||Vanuatu||EMSC|
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