Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Coral Sea, 25 km west of Ureparapara Island, Torba, Vanuatu, on Friday, 14 February 1986 at 04:00 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 216 km depth
Date & time: 14 Feb 1986 04:00:54 UTC
Depth: 215.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.464°S / 167.097°E (Coral Sea, Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: Ureparapara (25 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
67 km (42 mi) NW of Sola (pop: 1,170) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) N of Port-Olry (pop: 1,950) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (142 mi) N of Luganville (pop: 13,400) --> See nearby quakes!
291 km (181 mi) N of Norsup (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
336 km (209 mi) SSE of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Islands) (pop: 553) --> See nearby quakes!
493 km (306 mi) NNW of Port Vila (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.2||216 km||Vanuatu||USGS|
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