Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Coral Sea, 28 km west of Ureparapara Island, Torba, Vanuatu, on Monday, 28 April 1986 at 15:54 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 28 Apr 1986 15:54:37 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.489°S / 167.064°E (Coral Sea, Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: Ureparapara (28 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
68 km (42 mi) NW of Sola (pop: 1,170) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (107 mi) N of Port-Olry (pop: 1,950) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (141 mi) N of Luganville (pop: 13,400) --> See nearby quakes!
289 km (179 mi) N of Norsup (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
337 km (209 mi) SSE of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Islands) (pop: 553) --> See nearby quakes!
491 km (305 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||33 km||Vanuatu||USGS|
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- 06 Jun 1986 17:08 UTC| M 4.3 |215.1 km (133.7 mi) depth|22 km (14 mi) distance| USGS | Details