Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Coral Sea, 514 km north of Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu, on Sunday, 10 January 1965 at 13:36 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.7 earthquake at 35 km depth
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.405°S / 166.629°E (Coral Sea, Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: Ureparapara (76 km / 47 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
113 km (70 mi) WNW of Sola (pop: 1,170) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) NNW of Port-Olry (pop: 1,950) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (150 mi) NNW of Luganville (pop: 13,400) --> See nearby quakes!
307 km (191 mi) NNW of Norsup (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
312 km (194 mi) SSE of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Islands) (pop: 553) --> See nearby quakes!
514 km (320 mi) NNW of Port Vila (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1014 joules (197 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 10.6 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.7||35 km||Vanuatu||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.7 quake Coral Sea, 514 km north of Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu, 10 January 1965 13:36 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 15 Jan 1965 23:17 UTC| M 6.0 |35 km (21.7 mi) depth|46 km (29 mi) distance| USGS | Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Coral Sea, 541 km northwest of Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu, on Friday, 15 January 1965 at 23:17 (GMT)