Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Coral Sea, 47 km southwest of Sola, Torba, Vanuatu, on Thursday, 13 February 1986 at 19:08 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.7 earthquake at 206 km depth
Date & time: 13 Feb 1986 19:08:20 UTC
Depth: 206.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.227°S / 167.315°E (Coral Sea, Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: Gaua (21 km / 13 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km (29 mi) SSW of Sola (pop: 1,170) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) NNE of Port-Olry (pop: 1,950) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) N of Luganville (pop: 13,400) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (127 mi) N of Norsup (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
405 km (251 mi) NNW of Port Vila (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
423 km (263 mi) SSE of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Islands) (pop: 553) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1013 joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 5.7||206 km||Vanuatu||USGS|
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- 26 Mar 1986 14:26 UTC| M 5.2 |201.8 km (125.4 mi) depth|5 km (3 mi) distance| USGS | Details